Imphal: In the backdrop of the recent terror attack in Manipur, restrictions have been imposed on the movement of people under Singngat sub-division in Churachandpur district.
Security forces and state paramilitary are on high-alert after the combined attack on the convoy of Assam Rifles by People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and Manipur Naga People’s Front (MNPF), killing a Commanding Officer, his wife and son, besides four other personnel in the district on November 13.
According to latest reports, frisking of vehicles is being carried out in the area while unauthorised vehicles are being advised not to travel towards the Indo-Myanmar border near Behiang T village.
Moreover, locals have been advised not to move freely or visit any Assam Rifles outpost or security forces establishment unnecessarily, said the report.
Customary hunters have also been advised to avoid wearing camouflage outfits while venturing out for hunting in the jungle, it said.
Similarly, in wake of the recent attack, Kamjong district deputy commissioner Rangnamei Rang Peter and superintendent of police Ravi Choudhary have been advised to assume aggressive defensive posture.
In a notification by Major/Adjutant for Commandant Siddhart Desae of 42 Assam Rifles, it states that in light of the recent incident that has taken place in Churachandpur district, no number of inputs are received with respect to focused targeting of security forces and their assets in Ukhrul and Kamjong.
Resultantly, this battalion will go in aggressive defensive posture till further orders, it stated.
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