Authority from the Assam Rifles said that the first two consignments of the drugs were seized from the check post situated near the district headquarter.
While the state government and the militant groups have held talks, the final confirmation will be released by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Imo, along with former Congress chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh's nephew Okram Henry, was issued show cause notices by the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee last month for having cross-voted in favour of the BJP candidate.
Welcoming them into the party, Ram Madhav said there is no threat to the Biren Singh government in Manipur now.
Debson had been arrested with drugs worth more than Rs 3 crore in a government vehicle at the Myanmar border in 2013.
The incident came to light after the All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) pointed out that Debson Singh was arrested for trafficking drugs worth Rs 3 crore in 2013 and a case was pending against him at Kakching district police.
According to the police, the 15 were found travelling without a valid passport or visa, and also possessed fake Aadhaar cards in their names.
Brojen had tendered his resignation along with five other MLAs from the primary membership of the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee.
Essential services like medical, fire services, media, and matters related to faith will be exempted from the purview of the shutdown.
As talks resumed between NSCN-IM and Centre in New Delhi, Civil society organisations (CSOs) in Manipur has once again come out strongly against any decision that could affect the territorial integrity of the state.
With the resignation of the five accepted, the 60-member Manipur House has 48 legislators. While the effective strength of the ruling coalition is 29, the Congress has 19 MLAs.
Singh had moved the trust motion on Friday in the wake of a no-confidence motion by the Opposition Congress.
The Congress moved the no-confidence motion on July 28 after the state government did not act on the Opposition’s demand to hand over to the CBI the high-profile drug seizure case involving former BJP leader Lukhosei Zou.
Kanpatliu Kamei, 20, and her unborn child passed away at the casualty entrance of a private hospital in the wee hours of Thursday, over 12 hours after her family approached the first hospital.
The Chief Minister said of the total 1,197 active cases, 502 were personnel of Army/Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and the rest from the general population.
The decision was taken at a meeting attended by commanders of Army, Assam Rifles, CRPF, BSF, CISF, and the ADGP Manipur, along with Health department officials.
“In the last three months, a large number of state natives who were stranded outside the state have returned home. Since then, not only the number of Covid-19 infection have exploded but also fatalities due to the disease are also increasing,” Speaker Y Khemchand Singh said.
“The Government will not remain as a silent spectator, and the perpetrators would be definitely hunted down," the chief minister said.
“The Assam Rifles team was returning to their base at Khongtal when an IED exploded followed by indiscriminate fire,” a police officer in Chakpikarong, under which the area falls, said.
The patient, who hailed from Khongjom Sapam village in Thoubal district, was admitted to RIMS on May 5, with multiple ailments including chronic kidney disease and diabetes. In addition, the deceased had multiple sessions of dialysis.
This comes just a month after Manipur witnessed a political crisis, with three BJP MLAs resigning from the Assembly to join the Congress, and the NPP -- BJP’s main ally -- threatening to pull out of the government.
Jogeshchandra Haobijam, SP of Imphal East, told The Indian Express, “A case has been registered under Sections 153, 124(A) and 505 of the IPC. Investigation is going on.”
Okram Henry is the nephew of former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, who is also the leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP). R K Imo is the son-in-law of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh.
The project is to benefit the Greater Imphal region along with 25 small towns and 1,700 villages of Manipur, PM Modi said.
Clarifying the need of a total lockdown, N Biren Singh said the negligence of many people to follow safety protocol has led to the rise of local spread in some of the districts.