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Manipur police plans modernisation

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IMPHAL, Jan 1 � The Manipur police has planned to modernise its functioning by initiating cyber crime investigation, enhancing mobility of the force, improving communication system, upgrading the striking capability with induction of sophisticated weapons, increasing the office space and housing of lower subordinates, procuring security gadgets, to professionalise its working in the new year, according to state police sources.

�Efforts are also on to upgrade the knowledge and skills of all field operatives especially the armed police by putting them through Refresher Training Courses both within and outside the State,� says Public Relations Officer S Gautam of state police department in a statement here. �Manipur Police appeals to the members of public for their continued support and cooperation to enable it fulfill its mandate in maintaining peace and tranquility in the society, besides timely detection and prosecution of offenders.�

Claiming that police has been striving to bring normalcy in the state by way of dialogue/negotiation with the misguided youths, Gautam who is also the Superintendent of Police, Narcotics and Border Affairs said that the one valley-based extremist group KCP (KK Nganba) signed an MoU with Government of Manipur during 2014. Thirty seven cadres along with 31 arms attended the �Home Coming� ceremony, he added. Besides 98 insurgents surrendered to the State Government at individual level along with arms and ammunition during 2014.

Manipur police have arrested a total of 670 insurgents and killed 9 insurgents besides seizing/recovering arms and ammunition.

Manipur Police also seized large quantities of contraband drugs including heroin, ganja, opium, brown sugar, SP capsules, N-10 tablets, cough syrup, pseudoephedrine and amphetamine tablets. Illicit poppy cultivation was also destroyed in hills and valley districts of the state in 2014, it added.

During 2014, the state police also destroyed/seized drugs under section 51A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances Act 1985 afer obtaining prior permission from the court concerned, it said.

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Manipur police plans modernisation

IMPHAL, Jan 1 � The Manipur police has planned to modernise its functioning by initiating cyber crime investigation, enhancing mobility of the force, improving communication system, upgrading the striking capability with induction of sophisticated weapons, increasing the office space and housing of lower subordinates, procuring security gadgets, to professionalise its working in the new year, according to state police sources.

�Efforts are also on to upgrade the knowledge and skills of all field operatives especially the armed police by putting them through Refresher Training Courses both within and outside the State,� says Public Relations Officer S Gautam of state police department in a statement here. �Manipur Police appeals to the members of public for their continued support and cooperation to enable it fulfill its mandate in maintaining peace and tranquility in the society, besides timely detection and prosecution of offenders.�

Claiming that police has been striving to bring normalcy in the state by way of dialogue/negotiation with the misguided youths, Gautam who is also the Superintendent of Police, Narcotics and Border Affairs said that the one valley-based extremist group KCP (KK Nganba) signed an MoU with Government of Manipur during 2014. Thirty seven cadres along with 31 arms attended the �Home Coming� ceremony, he added. Besides 98 insurgents surrendered to the State Government at individual level along with arms and ammunition during 2014.

Manipur police have arrested a total of 670 insurgents and killed 9 insurgents besides seizing/recovering arms and ammunition.

Manipur Police also seized large quantities of contraband drugs including heroin, ganja, opium, brown sugar, SP capsules, N-10 tablets, cough syrup, pseudoephedrine and amphetamine tablets. Illicit poppy cultivation was also destroyed in hills and valley districts of the state in 2014, it added.

During 2014, the state police also destroyed/seized drugs under section 51A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances Act 1985 afer obtaining prior permission from the court concerned, it said.