The CM also pointed out that school drop-out is one of the major reasons for high prevalence of drug/substance abuse and indulgence in different crimes by teenagers and young adults.
Reacting to the incident, the DGP Manipur said that the SP concerned has been asked to enquire into the matter before adding that appropriate action would be taken against anyone found guilty.
The two man (Rohingiya) confessed to have earlier involved in trafficking of Rohingiya girls with the help of a local man from Imphal West district to different parts of the world including India, added the SP.
Using a loud speaker the MLA said, “I am extremely sorry for whatever I have said. I might have used words that could hurt the feelings of other out of desperation but not intentionally."
Ibobi was earlier questioned on April 2 evening by the vigilance department at his official quarters at Babupara in connection with the same case.
The Manipur government has suspended four of its senior police officers, including an IPS officer, after a large number of pistols went missing from the weapons armoury of the Manipur Rifles (MR) garrison.
Addressing reporters in Imphal, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said a letter has been sent to NIA on Friday, after the incident came to light.
It’s also a first in a major initiative that could be replicated across the region to monitor the rising pollution in its water bodies and put in place preventive measures.
A joint team comprising police and CID officers arrested the Rohingyas from the town of Moreh, near the Indo-Myanmar border in Tengnoupal district, yesterday night.
The Science Congress will see a congregation of about 5000 delegations including three Noble laureates, scientists, scholars and researchers from all across the country.
The drug peddler was apprehended by the security forces at a check post on Tuesday night.
There were two other explosions in Kamjong and Imphal West districts on Thursday night but there was no report of any casualty, the police added.
Moirangthem Nimaichand Meitei was also in the team that was involved in the ambush near Paraolen village in Chandel district of Manipur on June 4, 2015, he said.
The accused were arrested by the Delhi Police's Special Cell last year. In October, the case was transferred to the National Investigation Agency.
Officials are concerned over increasing smugglings of gold, precious stones, narcotics drugs and chemicals used in manufacturing drugs.
The top court had on July 14 last year set up an SIT comprising five CBI officers and ordered registration of FIRs and probe into the alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur.
There were no reports of injuries or damage to property so far.
The three militants of the newly floated United Naga People Council were arrested by a combined team of police and Assam Rifles from Lamlai Mayai Leikai in Imphal East district.
"Manipur which once topped all the eight North Eastern states (including Sikkim) in terms of the number of HIV/AIDS affected patients is now occupying the fifth position," Arambam said.
A state grappling with dissent of sorts, education is a major victim and yet Manipur gives hope time and again, and not just in sport.