IMPHAL Jan 14: A massive cordon and search operation was conducted today at Kalibari area in Thangal Bazar under the jurisdiction of city police, as part of security exercise ahead of the Republic Day celebration.
The search operation was conducted by a team under the supervision of S Ibomcha, DSP (Ops) Commando Imphal West and led by OC of commando Imphal west John and OC city police Sudhir at Kalibari and adjoining areas. Around 20 persons among had been detained for verifications of their identity by the police.
Male adults traversing the area and those found inside the shops in the commercial areas were lined-up at the street and their verification conducted by the police personnel. Around 20 persons who failed to produce proper identification proofs were detained and handed over a team of the city police for further investigation.
On the other hand, Imphal east commando team conducted a search operation at Andro Parking and Wangkhei Angom Leikai in Imphal east district at around 4.30 pm. The search operation was conducted under the supervision of M Rajen, Additional SP (Ops) Imphal east and led by the OC of Imphal East Commando, Achouba.