Chief Minister N Biren Singh stated that appropriate action will be taken against the drug traffickers under the law. He informed that in the 'War against Drugs' various security agencies have so far confiscated illegal drugs amounting to more than Rs. 2000 crores.
The AR trooper, identified as Yengkhom Bikram Singh of Kakching Moirangthem Leikai was in possession of synthetic drugs — WY tablets when his car was intercepted by the police along the national highway of Imphal-Moreh.
Manipur, which shares 398 km of its border with Myanmar, imports a huge quantity of goods from Myanmar, China and other Southeast Asian countries through its border town Moreh in Tengnoupal district.
Dr K Rajo, director, health, said the two affected individuals are sisters from Imphal West district.
Thirty-three-year-old kingpin Kyaw Kyaw alias Abdul Rahim, a resident of Kamhmu village, Moha in Myanmar, was booked under section 3(2) NSA 1980 a day after he was granted bail by the Special Court of Thoubal NDPS.
There are four types of permits that are issued against payment of certain amounts as per the nature of the permits. The permits are issued in ILP counters set up in border areas, airports and all the districts which include special, temporary, regular and labour permits.
This is the seventh chargesheet filed by the SIT after it was constituted by the CBI in compliance with a Supreme Court order issued on July 14, 2017, to probe into as many as 1,528 cases of extrajudicial killings in the state.
Messages circulating on social media had claimed that a dancer who recently returned from Hong Kong had been hospitalised with symptoms of the viral infection.
The Naga outfit said the NIA, "while protecting criminals", is implicating its members in various crimes.
CM N Biren Singh said the participation of all communities in the Republic Day parade signified the revival of the close bond between different people of the state.
Manipur government spokesperson Th Radheshyam said, "the state government is seriously concerned about the alleged molestation which is drawing flak from different organizations including organised service of the state and central government," he said.
Sunil Karam, convener of COCOMI said as many as 14 members of COCOMI and four representatives of Tangkhul Naga Foothill Organisation (TNFO) met Th Muivah on January 21 at camp Hebron, headquarter of the NSCN-IM in Nagaland following Muvah’s invitation.
The statement claimed the woman officer and her escort tried to bypass the designated scanning lane and jumped the vehicle queue at a checkpost.
Manipur DGP L M Khaute said the Assam Rifles authorities have been intimated. “The victim has lodged a complaint. We will deal with it as per the law," he said.
Dr. Seilen Haokip, the spokesperson of KNO, termed the development “the foundation of peace” between the Kukis and the Nagas. The early 90s saw bloody ethnic conflicts between the two communities.
Sotinkumar was arrested December 20 last year under sedition charges for imposing strike in the state against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and will be produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate on Monday.
Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) had earlier filed a petition in the Supreme Court to probe into as many as 1,528 alleged fake encounters in Manipur, which they claimed were perpetrated by the Army, paramilitary forces and Manipur Police.
Human Rights Alert executive director Babloo Loitongbam alleged that the CBI is trying to shield the personnel of CRPF from the criminal prosecution.
According to eyewitnesses, the grenade was hurled by two men who came on a motorcycle and sped away. The grenade landed near the sentry post situated at the gate of the office. However, it did not explode. The office complex is manned by CRPF personnel round the clock.
Biren Singh's statement comes in the wake of several civil and student bodies, along with the Congress, expressing concerns over the Inner Line Permit system.