Two Manipur Journalists, Paojel Chaoba, the executive editor of The Frontier Manipur, an online news portal and Dhiren Sadokpam, the portal’s editor
have been detained after a case under the Unlawful Atrocities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Section 124A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code has been filed against “the editors of the Facebook page of the news portal” along with M. Joy Luwang, the author of an article published in The Frontier Manipur on January 8, as per police statements. Recently Frontier Manipur has been reporting in detail on the sensational drug haul case involving a person said to be close to chief minister N. Biren Singh.