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From the diary of PRO Defence Wing Imphal: Army seized Ganja, organized medical camps

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Imphal, March 30: The past three days saw Indian army swung into action to clean drug menace in the state as well as providing helping hand to the needy. Produce here is from the diary of PRO Defence, Imphal. On March 27, 2017, troops of Jwalamukhi Battalion of Senapati Brigade under the aegis of Red Shield Division during routine checking of vehicles at Mobile Vehicle Check Post , Ekou Bazar of Company Operating Base Saikul recovered 96 kg of Ganja was from Maruti 800 Gypsy vehicle No. AS-01N 0255 at around 2350 hrs. The apprehended persons were identified as Thonglai Khongsai (owner of the veh), age 54 yrs, s/o Jangkhohef Khongsai, vill – Gamlaiviang (Saikul), and Amang Khongsai, s/o Lenghou Khongsai, age 62 yrs, vill – T Sumjang. The apprehended persons alongwith the vehicle and recovered items have been handed over to Police Station, Saikul on 28 Mar 2017 after lodging FIR.

On March 28, 2017, Maram Battalion of Senapati Brigade under the aegis of Red Shield Division organised a Medical Camp at Koide village, Senapati District. The camp was conducted by Senior Medical Officer alongwith medical team of Maram Battalion. The camp was organised with the intention of providing the best medical care and assistance to the locals residing in remote location. A lecture on health awareness was also delivered in which emphasis was given on upon the hygiene and sanitation as well as preventive measures for various deadly diseases. A total of 159 people (29 males, 94 females and 36 children) were treated and provided with free medicines at the camp. The unceasing efforts by the Maram Battalion to reach out remote villages that are devoid of primary health facilities were appreciated by the local administration and village people. The villagers have appreciated this goodwill gesture and requested the Assam Rifles/Army to organize such more medical camps in the future. On the same day, Noney Battalion under the aegis of Loktak Brigade of Red Shield Division organized hygiene and sanitation drives at Bakuwa village. The villagers were encouraged to sanitize their surrounding areas in order to ensure a healthy living habitat. The villagers were sensitized to various diseases which directly or indirectly erupt or propagate due to unhygienic living conditions and measures to curb the same. The drive was organised under the supervision of post commander of Haochong post. The villagers offered a vote of thanks and conveyed their sincere gratitude to the ‘Head Hunters’ for all the welfare activities carried out time and again and also for organising such a drive which is of most relevance during the present time.

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