Manipur Chief Minister on Wednesday announced that the 10th and 11th IRB recruitment results will be declared in June. Trained personnel will join the highway protection force, he said.
"The IRB personnel will be used as highway protection force once their training is completed," Biren told media persons while launching the Manipur Police's five GPS enabled highway patrol vehicle for Imphal-Moreh road in Imphal West.
After the successful launching of patrol vehicle for Imphal-Dimapur road on May 14, the highway drivers are now secured from miscreants and providing facility to address any faulty of vehicles along the highway, the chief minister told reporters.
Patrol vehicles for Imphal-Jiribam road soon
The main objective of launching the patrol vehicle is to secure the people and maintain law and order in the highways, he said, adding that the patrol vehicles for Imphal-Jiribam road will also be launched shortly.
Bullet proof team
In order to make more feasibility, the number of the patrol vehicles will be upgraded soon, for every 10 kilometers stretch there will a bullet proof team and a support team, he added.
Biren also lauded the DGP Manipur and the whole team of Manipur Police for their immense dedication towards controling the law and order situation and drug menace in the state.
LFS blast masterminds
Informing that the master minds behind the recent blast at Little Flower School are currently taking shelter at Bangladesh, the chief minister said that the state government is working on to nab them with support from the NIA and IB.
Help for the stranded
DGP, Manipur P Doungel said the objective of the patrol vehicle is not just to secure the place from miscrants and antisocial elements but also to help the people who are stranded on highways.
Stating that the launching of such patrol vehicles will give good results in maintaining law and order situation, the DGP on behalf of the whole police them expressed generosity to the chief minster and Home department for timely sanctioning of the SS fund to make the mission possible.
Call Highway Helpline
As per the chief minister, people in need of help can dial 9612700785 to contact the patrol unit in Imphal-Dimapur road and 8794427656 for Imphal-Moreh road unit.