Imphal, 31 March 2016 : A commando team led by Additional S.P, Imphal West, Th. Vikramjit today conducted search operation at PWD Complex. The operation was held to prevent unidentified persons disturbing the works at the Department at the end of the Financial Year. Employees of the PWD and other departments located at the complex were identified. 20 persons who did not have proper identification papers were taken to Police Station for further verification. During the search operation police seized 14 foreign liquor bottles and 20 litres of country liquor from the shops open in the complex. The liquor was destroyed inside the complex. Additional S.P, Th. Vikramjit warned the shop owners not to sell liquor in the complex again.
Imphal, 29 March 2016 : The Khousabung Sub-Division Demand Committee - KSDCC has temporary suspended the indefinite bandh imposed in Churachandpur district. The KSDCC termed the inauguration of controversial Kangvai SDO/BDO office by Churachandpur DC as highly sensitive and sentimental issue. KSDDC and local people also announce boycott of T. Manga Vaiphei, MLA of Henglep A/C for betraying his people, undermining the voice of the people who elect him and hurting their sentiments beyond redemption. The Committee also said they will never recognise the inauguration of Kangvai SDO/BDO office. It said they will will not give any cognizance to the SDO/BDO which has been established against the wishes of the people by suppressing democratic voice of the people by the State govt. The KSDCC said they will continue their fight for justice. Meanwhile during the indefinite bandh in the morning state police arrested 60 bandh supporters. The impact of the indefinite bandh was severely felt at Kwakta along Imphal-Churachandpur Road and Churachandpur District Head Quarters. The indefinite bandh has been called by KSDDC demanding review of Cabinet decision to rename Thangting Subdivision as Kangvai Subdivision. The committee is also demanding renaming the new subdivision as Khousabung Subdivision with its headquarters at Khousabung.
Water tanker rams into four vehicles at Khabeisoi Mamang Leikai; one man is killed on the spot while 3 others are injured
Imphal, 29 March 2016 : A person was killed while three others were injured in an accident at Khabeisoi Mamang Leikai in Khabeisoi under Imphal East. The accident occurred at around 11 this morning. The deceased person is identified as Md. Azmir Khan alias Boboy Mayangang-bam, 24 years, son of Ayub Khan from Khabeisoi Mamang Leikai. According to reports received from the spot, Boboy along with others were collecting money from commuters in connection with the Yaoshang Sports Festival at Khabeisoi Mamang Leikai when a water tanker with registration number MN05-3744 hit him after hitting four vehicles. The water tanker hit one Chevrolet Aveo car and three honda active. The water tanker crushed a Honda Activa under its wheel and dragged it 20 feet to rammed into a tree. Boboy died on the spot while two girls riding the Honda Activa and a girl who standing on the roadside were injured. They were rushed to JNIMS. Angry locals torched the water tanker and closed the road for sometime. Police personnel of Heingang Police Station rushed to the spot and controlled the situation.
Imphal, 28 march 2016 : People in and around Imphal city today celebrated the last and fifth day of Yaoshang Festival by pouring colour waters on passere-by and putting colours on each other. Many young groups were seen carrying water tanks on vehicles throwing water to the people on the roads. As part of the Yaoshang celebrations, Kanglei Extreme organised a bike stunt at Sagolband NRL pump. Bikers of the association displayed different extreme stunts.
Imphal, 28 March 2016 : Compared to previous year the number of road accidents during Yaoshang festival was less this year. In Imphal East a single case of road mishap was reported in the last five days and one case of casualty was admitted to JNIMS at Porompat. According to JNIMS Police Picket there was no report of accidents in the last days except the one reported on the first day of Yaoshang. In contrast, Imphal-West reported 70 cases of road mishap involving two-wheelers and two deaths in accidents. Sources said this year no major accident was reported in Imphal West district. Manipur police had taken elaborate measures to prevent road accidents and other untoward incidents. Today many youngsters were seen enjoying the last day riding two wheelers in Greater Imphal areas. In many places young boys and girls threw colour water on the people on the road and put colours. Meanwhile police and traffic personnel booked the traffic violators and imposed fine on them. It may be mentioned that the traffic police has collected a considerable amount as fines during the drive against traffic violators during the festival.
Imphal;, 27 March 2016 :
Thabal Chongba which is an integral part of the Yaoshang festival is being organised in various parts of the state since the first day of the festival. Youngsters are enjoying Thabal Chongba organised in the middle of the roads in Imphal at night. The organisers have closed half of the roads in Keishamthong, Sagolband, Uripok.
Imphal , 27 March 2016 : Thabal Chongba which is an integral part of the Yaoshang festival is being organised in various parts of the state since the first day of the festival. Youngsters are enjoying Thabal Chongba organised in the middle of the roads in Imphal at night. The organisers have closed half of the roads in Keishamthong, Sagolband, Uripok.
Imphal , 27 March 2016 : Three cadres of Peoples Liberation Army/ Revolutionary Peoples Front including a Sergeant Major were arrested by Imphal West police. Sources said the three cadres were arrested by the police while they were checking the passers by yesterday afternoon near Krishna Premi Oil Pump at Yaiskul. They are identified as Sergeant Major Adhikarimayum Shamakanta Sharma @ Solo, 50 years, son of Ibotombi Sharma of Brahmapur Bheigyabati Leikai, Bachaspatimayum Shibananda Sharma, 50 years, son of Homendro Sharma, Moirangkhom Bokul Makhong and Kshetrimayum Sanjoy Singh @ Pandum, 35 years, son of Indrakumar, Singjamei Bheigyabati Leikai. Police seized three mobile phones from them. They were interrogated at Imphal police station.