Combing operations begin in Manipur

Combined operations in various districts across Manipur led to recovery of arms.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 28 Jun 2024, 4:05 pm

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Cordon and search operations were carried out by combined security forces in various districts across Manipur, during which several arms and ammunition were seized on Thursday. 

A combined team of Churachandpur District Police, 5th Sikh regiment and BSF conducted search operations at Chingphei and Heichanglok and its adjoining areas from 8.30 to 11.30 am, and seized 3 three improvised mortar (pumpi), stated a statement. 

A team of Imphal East District Police and B37th BSF conducted a cordon and search operation in the General area of Irilbung Kallika village under Irilbung Police Station in Imphal East from 5 to 6 am. About 50 houses were checked in the search operation. No arrest and recovery was made, it mentioned. 

A team of Thoubal District Police and CDO Thoubal conducted a cordon and search operation in the General area of Lilong Nungei village area under Lilong Police Station, Thoubal district 6 to 6.9 am. About 60 houses were checked in the search operation. No arrest and recovery was made, it said. 

Meanwhile, a joint team from the Singjamei Police Station, CDO Imphal West and A-171 CRPF personnel stationed at Singjamei Police Station complex conducted a  search operation in and around Naorem Leikai Pena Khongba area from 3 to 4.15 am, it said. 


During the operation, one black polythene containing two small arms, each loaded with six live rounds of ammunition and one hand Grenade without detonator which was found lying behind a waiting shed were seized by observing formalities at the spot. A case has been registered for investigation, it added. 

It further stated that from 7.30 to 10.20 am, a combined team of Bishnupur District Police and E-184 BSF conducted a cordon and search operation at Laingoubi,Kumbi under Kumbi Police Station, Bishnupur district. 

During the operation, about 63 houses were searched and about 250 persons were verified. No arrest or recovery was made, it added. 

It further said that a combined team of Kangpokpi District Police, and CRPF C/30 & D/30 Coys also conducted area domination patrolling and sanitisation operations at Aithuh, Haibung and surrounding areas under New Keithelmanbi Police Station, Kangpokpi district from 8.25 to 10.30 am. No arrest or recovery was made, it added.  

A combined team of Kakching District Police and 131 BSF C Coy conducted cordon and search pperation Pangaltabi Mamang Leikai under Wangoo-Police Station, Kakching district from 6.30 to 8.05 am, during which about 80 houses were searched and about 250 people were verified. No arrest or recovery was made, it added.

Meanwhile, a combined team of 15 AR, a team of CDO Unit KCG and a team of Sugnu Police Station launched a joint operation at Singtom village area from 4.56 to 5.25 pm, it mentioned. 


The operation was launched under the command of Subedar Soraisham Birla Singh OC/CDO Unit Kakching, under the supervision of additional SP (Ops) Kakching Binoy Chongtham and the overall supervision of commander 28 Sector Assam Rifles Brigadier Gaurav kapoor, and SP-Kakching Thokchom Vikramjit Singh, it mentioned. 

On searching the area, one country-made explosive pipe launcher (Pumpi) was seized, it said. 

After searching for a few minutes, two .36 HE grenades with detonator and fuse, one BP vest, one combat T-Shirt, one plastic carrying bag were seized from a secluded area.

The items were found contained in a plastic carrying bag which appeared to be concealed by unknown miscreants, it mentioned. A case has been taken up at Sugnu Police Station and investigation is on, it added.



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