Security forces continued to carry out cordon and search operations (CASO) at different parts of Manipur on Thursday.
A combined team of OC/Kakching Police Station along with three teams of CDO, i.e., G-45/47/68 including women police personnel carried out CASO at Kakching Moirangthem Leikai, Ibudhou Khamlangba Pareng from 5.50 am till 6.45 am. As many as 67 houses were searched and 78 people of the locality were verified in which no seizure, arrest nor recovery was made.
Imphal West district police also conducted CASO at Kasturi crossing area covering Dharamsala, Ngari gali, Bora gali and Yaima store stretch of Thangal bazar under City Police station. A total of 117 people were verified and three persons were handed over to City PS for further verification during the search which started from 1.50 pm and continued till 2.30 pm.
A combined team of BPR DIST police, 2nd IRB, 2 platoon of B-Coy 128 CRPF and two teams of 2nd Mahar Regt conducted CASO at Toubul Ward Nos. 1 and 2 under Bishnupur Police station. The search, which started from 6:00 am till 7:30 am, searched 150 houses and verified 700 people. No arrest or seizure was made.
A combined team of Kangpokpi District Police, 22 AR, B66 CRPF and G158 CRPF conducted CASO at the general area of Kangchup under Kangchup PS, Kangpokpi district. Trails leading from foothills to the Kuki villages in the hillside were combed to flush out armed miscreants. No arrest or seizure was made in the search which started from 4.30 am till 6.30 am.
Kakching District Police conduct CASO at Kakching Moirangthem Leikai Ibudhou Khamlangba Pareng under Kakching police station. 67 houses were searched and about 78 people were verified during the search which was held from 5.50 am till 6.45 am. No arrest or seizure was made.
Thoubal District Police conducted CASO at Lilong Tharaorok Chingol area under Lilong police station in which about 120 houses were searched and 123 people were verified. No arrest or seizure was made during the search from 4.30 am till 6.30 am.