Manipur: Curfew relaxation ends in Imphal amid growing tensions
Representational Image

Imphal: Amid growing tensions in Manipur following the murder of a police officer in Moreh on Tuesday, the curfew relaxation in both Imphal West and Imphal East has been cancelled with immediate effect. Until today, curfew hours were between 10 pm and 5 am.

However, movement of persons belonging to essential services such as health, electricity, PHED, petrol pumps, schools/colleges, municipality, press and electronic media, functioning of courts and to and fro movement of flight passengers to airport and contractors/worker with valid airport entry permit (AEP) card will be exempted from the imposition of curfew, it stated.

Dear Reader,
Over the past four years, EastMojo revolutionised the coverage of Northeast India through our sharp, impactful, and unbiased coverage. And we are not saying this: you, our readers, say so about us. Thanks to you, we have become Northeast India’s largest, independent, multimedia digital news platform.
Now, we need your help to sustain what you started.
We are fiercely protective of our ‘independent’ status and would like to remain so: it helps us provide quality journalism free from biases and agendas. From travelling to the remotest regions to cover various issues to paying local reporters honest wages to encourage them, we spend our money on where it matters.
Now, we seek your support in remaining truly independent, unbiased, and objective. We want to show the world that it is possible to cover issues that matter to the people without asking for corporate and/or government support. We can do it without them; we cannot do it without you.
Support independent journalism, subscribe to EastMojo.

Thank you,
Karma Paljor

On Tuesday, a sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) was shot dead and two other police personnel were injured in two separate attacks by militants in the border town of Moreh in the Tengnoupal district. Following the attack, the state government sent additional forces for reinforcement to the border town to nab the culprits involved in the killing incident.

“Manipur has lost a true son of the soul today, but your sacrifices for the Nation will not go in vain. I pray for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace,” said CM Biren on Facebook.

Also Read | Manipur: Away from family, expectant, new mothers at relief camps long for peace 

Trending Stories

Latest Stories

Leave a comment

Leave a comment