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Security beefs up at Torbung area ahead of mass burying of dead bodies

by Jeet Akoijam
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IT News
Imphal, Aug 2:

Security measures have been beefed up in and around Torbung area ahead of the plant for the mass burying of dead bodies at Torbung area by Kuki CSOs. CSOs of the Meitei and the residents of the villages under Torbung Gram Panchayat have been strongly objecting to the burying of the dead bodies of the Kuki dead bodies at the area. Various CSOs including woman Meira Paibis are preparing to oppose the burying of the dead bodies at Torbung jurisdictions.
A source with the Imphal Times said that the Kuki Civil bodies including the ITLF are preparing to perform the last rites of the dead bodies killed during the violence that erupted in the state on May 3. Earlier, the Kuki CSOs have driven out the Central forces deployed in Torbung Bangla and cleaned the proposed burial site at Torbung Bangla.
Meanwhile, police report said that the law and order situation in the state is still volatile and tense but under control. The security forces have also conducted search operations in the vulnerable and fringe areas of the State.
On July 31 around 12/13 houses at Canaan Veng, Imphal West were burnt, however, the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained. Fire service and District Police controlled the fire and prevented further damage.
Security forces have also installed a total of 131 Nakas/ Checkpoints in different Districts of Manipur, both in the hill and the valley, and Police detained 415 persons in connection with violations in different districts of the State.
Movement of 457 (four hundred fifty-seven) vehicles on NH-37 and 176 (one hundred seventy-six) vehicles on 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.
While appealing to the public to return the looted arms, ammunition, and explosives to the police or the nearest security forces immediately, a statement by the police appealed to the people not to believe in rumours and to be aware of false videos. A rumour-free number – 9233522822 is also provided by the Central Control room of the state police.

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