Police foiled an attempt to storm Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) office, BT road by a group of women wing and student wing volunteers of JCILPS at around 2 pm today.
Since early morning, a large number of police personnel of Imphal west district including City police station OC and women police personnel were deployed at the gate of MPCC office following JCILPS’s announcement to storm the political parties’ offices as part of the ongoing pro-ILPS movement.
The police team under the supervision of Th Vikramjit, Imphal West Additional SP (Law and Order) placed iron barricades in front of MPCC office as security measures.
DC Imphal west also came to the spot to oversee the situation.
At around 2 pm, the women wing and student wing volunteers gathered near the newly constructed temporary market shed on the eastern side of BT Park and moved towards MPCC office. Even as they started moving towards MPCC office, police dispersed them by firing a smoke bomb. The agitators ran inside BT park and stayed there for some minutes.
Later in the afternoon, they returned to their respective offices from there. However, the police team remained at MPCC gate till late evening and the iron barricades were also not removed.