As many as 23 Myanmar nationals were apprehended from Kawnpui village in Churachandpur district by Churachandpur police, following a search operation on Thursday.
According to police, two large teams of police personnel led by two additional SPs conducted a search operation at Kawnpui village in Churachandpur district.
During the operation, the police detected and apprehended 23 Myanmar nationals from two locations. The illegal immigrants were apprehended, following order vide No.04 /215/2023-DC /CCP dated March 31, 2023 issued by district magistrate Churachandpur.
As per sources, the apprehended Myanmar nationals include six males, 10 females and seven children (five boys and two girls). They will be temporarily shifted to the Sadbhavna Mandap, Khominthang, New Lamka, Churachandpur for some days.
The detention centre planned at Singngat where chairman of the cabinet sub committee minister Letpao Haokip and his team visited last week is still undergoing repair. The centre is expected to be finished by April 11, 2023.