Curfew Imposed in Imphal West District Till May 17

Imphal West District administration imposed a curfew starting May 8 till May 17.

The restriction has been imposed under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
However, all essential services and people going out for COVID testing and vaccination have been exempted from the order.

According to the official notice, in case of marriages and funerals, an application must be filed to either the District Magistrate, Imphal West District, or to the Superintendent of Police, Imphal West District.

Earlier, a complete ban on the movement of vehicles was ordered in Grater Imphal and areas under Imphal Municipal Council (IMC), permitting the movement of essential services.

Manipur has 3,506 active COVID cases. In the last 24 hours, 515 new cases and two deaths were registered in the northeastern state, as per the Union Health Ministry.