IMPHAL, Aug 7: As part of security measures taken up by the state police for the upcoming Independence Day, the Imphal West district police and the Imphal East Police today conducted search and cordon operations at different places under their respective jurisdictions.
A team of the Imphal West district police led by DySP, cdo Sarangthem Ibomcha conducted a search operation at Dharmashala and its adjoining area of Thangal bazar this morning around 10:30am.
19 individuals who failed to furnish their identity cards were taken to the City police for further verifications.
Meanwhile, in a similar operation conducted at Brhamapur Guru Aribam Leikai, a team of the Imphal East Police led by Addl SP W Rajen this evening around 3pm rounded up five individuals for further verification. The five were later released after their further identification.