IMPHAL, May 22: The Imphal West district Police conducted a cordon and search operation this early morning at Uripok Yambem Leikai and Uripok Yambem Leikai Leikon Leirak under Imphal Police Station.
Ten persons were detained for further verification.
The cordon and search operation was conducted under the supervision of
K Meghachandra additional SP operation Imphal West led by the P Sanjoy officer in charge (Cdo) and AK Shantikumar officer in charge Imphal Police station from early morning.
All male residents of the locality between the age group of 15 to 50 years were called out and verified during the operation.
It may be mention that some days back unknown suspected militants had placed a hand grenade near the residential gates of H Ibotombi EE, Public Health Engineering Department and father in law of CM Ibobi’s son on May 1 morning.
It may also be mentioned that ever since the recovery of the grenade, a team of the Imphal West District Police commando has been deployed round the clock like a high security zone in front of H Ibotombi’s residence.