2nd day curfew stricter than yesterday; Jiribam road seen deserted with only police personnel present

2nd day curfew stricter than yesterday; Jiribam road seen deserted with only police personnel present

Written By: / Monday, 19 July 2021 17:09

IT News
Imphal, July 19:

Statewide curfew imposed by the state government for 10 days starting yesterday has been seen stricter than yesterday as law enforcers intensify their duty preventing all movement of activities that were not allowed by the district administrator besides pushing back home to those who came out to watch the curfew on the street.
Paona Keithel, Thangal Keithel, Keishampat Waheng Leikai, which were seen crowded earlier even during the lockdown imposed by the government in the earlier days were seen deserted. Around morning a team of police enforced the curfew at Keishamthong area by checking passersby. Those listed as emergency service and allow to move were however allowed but those who do not come under the exempted category are forced to return back.
People's response to the desperate called for curbing the Covid-19 Spike has been positive with some shouting from inside their campus to go home to whoever seen came out.
At Jiribam, too the law enforcers had strictly enforced the curfew. District Police personnel were stationed at every strategic location and junction in and around the district headquarter.
The curfew seems to be very effective as residents remain indoors while police personnel ensures tight security arrangements. The Police team led by S.P Jiribam A. Ghanashyam Sharma patrolling in and around the Jiribam District Headquarters..
The major roads of the Jiribam District wore a deserted look with only a few essential service vehicles plying.
Talking to Imphal Time- S.P Jiribam A. Ghanashyam Sharma said the Jiribam District Police personnel and officers are making their utmost efforts to make the curfew effective. The 10 days curfew will continue up to July 27. He appealed to the people of Jiribam to follow the Covid Appropriate Behaviour and to practice time to time instruction and SOPs of government so that we can together fight to eradicate the deadly virus.

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Rinku Khumukcham

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Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 25+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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