Imphal: As preventive security measures ahead of 74th Republic day celebration, security has been beefed up here in Imphal, Manipur.
A team of Imphal West district commando conducted search operation in the surroundings of Sagolband Tera Sayang Leirak, Tera Sapam Leirak and Tera Lukram Leirak area, Imphal West on Friday morning.
During the police activity conducted from 6.20 am to 8 am around 100 houses including rented house and five houses of bailed outs were searched. The police team verified around 170 individuals including five bailed outs. No one was detained for further verification.
In continuation of the similar police activity the district commando team conducted cordon and search operation at Maharani bridge area, Imphal West covering Wahengbam Leikai parking; Samu Makhong; Masajid road and Uripok Chakri Kom area from 8.20 am to 8.50 am.
In the activity around 195 individuals were detained verified and among the detainees, 12 individuals were handed over to City police station for further verification and they were released after verification.
The same district commando team conducted search operation at Kasturi stretch covering Nagi gali; Bora Gali and Dharmasala from 4 pm to 4.40 pm.
The commando team detained and verified around 180 individuals. Among the detainees, 12 individuals were picked up and handed over to City Police station for further verification.