As a preventive measure ahead of the 77th Independence Day celebration, security has been beefed up in Imphal West.
A team of district commando, Imphal West conducted search operations and verification at various areas of the district on Sunday.
The commando team conducted a search operation at Yaiskul Janmasthan from 5.30 am to 7 am. During the operation, around 28 houses and 52 individuals were verified. However, no individual was detained and picked up.
In the evening of the same day, the commando team conducted similar search operations and verification of bailouts in the adjoining areas of Keishamthong Hodam Leirak and Keishamthong Longjam Leirak from 3 pm to 4.15 pm.
In the police action, a total of 50 houses were searched but no individuals were detained.
The district commando team further conducted similar operations at Thangmeiband Lourung Purel Leikai and Thangmeiband Kabrabam Leikai from 4.35 pm to 5.30 pm on the same day.
During the search operation, about 45 houses were searched and police verified 80 individuals, including two bailouts from different underground outfits.
However, no individuals were detained, police said.