Security forces arrested 2 persons including a Myanmar national in Manipur

Security forces arrested 2 persons including a Myanmar national from Torbung Bazar in Bishnupur district along with arms. The combined team of Bishnupur commando and 31 Assam Rifle of Loktak Battalion arrested two persons along with arms and ammunition. The seized arms and ammunition include five 0.32 MK-II pistols along with 10 magazines and five live rounds.

Manipur Police arrested NSCN-IM cadre allegedly involved in Khoupum ambush in 2015

Manipur Police arrested a NSCN-IM cadre allegedly involved in Khoupum ambush in 2016. The team of Bishnupur district police arrested the NSCN-IM at NTPC Gate, Ningthoukhong under the jurisdiction of Bishnupur district police. The arrested NSCN-IM cadre was allegedly involved in a 2016 ambush at Khoupum which killed one jawan of the Gorkha Rifles.

Manipur a Dry State but High on Spirits : Ranks 5th on Alcohol Consumption trends

Alcohol consumption among both men and women is higher in rural India than in urban India, the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5), 2019-21 has found. Manipur a dry state since 1991 where sale and consumption of alcohol are prohibited is ranked fifth in order of high consumption among men population . Various civil society organizations have also banned alcohol.

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