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Assam police has started door-door surveys to identify people who took shelter from violence – hit Jiribam

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Guwahati, June 25: Assam Police has made it clear it wouldn’t spare anyone if found involved in illegal activities.

Assam inspector general (Law and Order) Prasanta Kumar Bhuiyan said, “This is Assam, not Manipur. Here, we have a history of tackling militancy, and we won’t spare anyone if found involved in illegal activities.

Bhuiyan said a door to door survey has started to identify people from Manipur in the district who have taken shelter due to the ethnic violence in Manipur.

About 1,700 residents from Manipur have taken shelter.


He also met senior officials of Assam Rifles deployed in Manipur at a meeting in Lakhipur on Monday, where the measures needed to maintain law and order along with the inter-state boundary were discussed.

On Monday, Cachar deputy commissioner Rohan Kumar Jha and superintendent of police Numal Mahatta also met Jiribam district’s additional deputy commissioner Monoranjan Thokchom and additional SP(crime) Thomas Thokchom

Cachar district shares a 132-km long boundary with Manipur, a large part of it is riverine.

Around 900 tribals belonging to the Kuki and Hmar communities took shelter at the homes of relatives and friends in two villages – Haokippunji and Hmarkhawlienin – inCachar district of southern Assam, after violence broke out.


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