Security forces recovered three arms and 52 ammunition while conducting search operations in the fringe and vulnerable areas of Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur and Thoudal districts.
The Manipur Police Control Room stated that the situation in the state was tense with sporadic incidents of firing and congregation of protestors in the last 24 hours.
It stated that firing between armed miscreants occurred at Thowai Kuki village area, Ukhrul District on Friday during which three persons were killed. Security forces rushed to the spot and conducted operation, the police added.
The police control room also informed that a total of 125 Nakas/Checkpoints were installed in different districts of Manipur, both in the hill and the valley and Police detained 1,101 persons in connection with violations in different districts of the state.
Movement of 168 vehicles along NH-2 with essential items have been ensured. Strict security measures are taken up in all vulnerable locations and a security convoy is provided in sensitive stretches in order to ensure free and safe movement of the vehicles, the police said.
The police also appealed to the general public not to believe in rumours and be aware of false videos. Any circulation of unfounded videos etc may be confirmed from the rumour free number 9233522822 of Central Control room. Further, an appeal is made to the public to return the looted arms, ammunition and explosives to the police or nearest security forces immediately, the police said.