Manipur police detain 80 Myanmar nationals from Churachandpur district | Latest News India

Manipur Police have arrested 80 Myanmar citizens, including 20 children, from Churachandpur district in a daytime operation on Tuesday, based on reliable intelligence, police said on Wednesday.

All detainees, including 25 men and 35 women, have failed to provide valid documents to substantiate their presence in the Indian Territory and have revealed that they are all citizens of Myanmar, police said.

People familiar with the development have reported that the Churachandpur District Police Force operated from 5 to 8:30 am on Tuesday at various locations in and around the district headquarters, 65 km south of the state capital Imphal.

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40 suspected Myanmar nationals have been arrested from two rented houses in a house-to-house search operation in Wall Weng, Churachandpur. Another rental house in Wal Weng, New Lamka area, was also searched, and 13 men, 16 women and 8 children were arrested.

Then, based on more information, three more Myanmar nationals who were selling goods in the New Bazaar area were arrested by Gouchinkhup Weng of New Lamka.

They were all provided with food, water and other basic facilities and the chief medical officer of Churachandpur was asked to carry out a medical checkup.

An FIR has been lodged at the Churachandpur police station under the provisions of the Foreign Act for further investigation. All the adult members will be produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate for further remand and proper investigation, while the children will be produced before the Balanayayam Board, ”the police said.

Meanwhile, senior police officers, led by Additional DGP (Law and Order) Clay Khongsai, IG (Zone II) K Jayantha and DIG (Range-III) Angam Romanas, have examined the locations where the persons were detained and ordered a thorough investigation. In the case of.

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