The Manipur Chief Minister – N. Biren Singh, has extended greetings to the Manipur Police on its ‘131st Raising Day’ and lauded their selfless service to maintain law and order in the state.
Taking to social media platforms, the Manipur CM wrote “Greetings to our brave Police personnel on the 131st Raising Day of Manipur Police. I salute your selfless service to maintain peace, law & order in the state. On this day, I also congratulate our police personnel on achieving some of the biggest seizures and arrests of drug lords under the War on Drugs campaign of the State Govt.”
Addressing the ‘131st Raising Day’ Parade of Manipur Police at 1st MR Ground on Wednesday, Singh emphasized the unwavering efforts of the police force to stop illegal immigration and smuggling across the state.
Citing that the law and order of Manipur had considerably improved with the efficient functioning of the Police Department, he added that the public could now feel safe while moving anywhere in the state.
To enable the Police Department to achieve its objectives, the GPS-enabled dedicated highway patrol with 27 GPS-fitted vehicles deployed for the first time in Manipur and the North East.
The state administration has approved the construction of 34 Police outposts along the Indo-Myanmar international border and 6 Police outposts along NH-37 (Imphal-Jiribam) to stop illegal immigration and smuggling.
The Manipur Police’s proactive role is to counter illegal drug trafficking, rooting-out poppy plantations, and maintain healthy relations between police and the public.
He has also lauded the Kangpokpi District Police for timely rescuing a person abducted from Charhajare Bazaar by armed miscreants.