Security beefed up in Imphal


IMPHAL, March 5: In view of the proposed visit of the President of India who is likely to land in Imphal on March 10, security measures have been beefed up in an around Imphal.
As a part of the security measures, a massive cordon search operation was conducted at the busy Paona Bazaar this afternoon at around 2pm, by the Imphal West district police commandos.
Owing to the search operation normal activities in the busy market was disturbed for several hours with shoppers being detained for verification.
During the operation at least 300 youths were detained for verification. Later 19 youths were picked by the police for further verification at the concerned police station. However there are no reports of any arrest till the filing of this report.
In the meantime heavy security measures were seen deployed in an around Imphal in all the strategic points and crossing conducting checking and frisking duty of vehicles. 


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