Prohibitory order under Section 144 CRPC in Manipur’s Border Town Moreh after 4 commandos hurt in mob attack

The prohibitory orders in Moreh town, which is close to the Indo-Myanmar border, was issued by the District Magistrate of Tengnoupal, Mayanglangbam Rajkumar on Friday evening for one month, the official said.

Prohibitory order under Section 144 CRPC in Manipur’s Border Town Moreh after 4 commandos hurt in mob attack
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Prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC was imposed in Moreh town in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district after four police commandos were injured in an attack by a mob, an official said on Saturday.

The prohibitory orders in Moreh town, which is close to the Indo-Myanmar border, was issued by the District Magistrate of Tengnoupal, Mayanglangbam Rajkumar on Friday evening for one month, the official said.

In a statement, the District Magistrate said assembly of five or more persons is not allowed and prohibited carrying of stones, sticks and firearms without a valid licence.

Four Manipur police commandos were injured when a mob attacked them for stopping a vehicle for checking in Moreh town on Friday.

The police commandos had signalled a car with tinted glass to halt for checking on Friday. The car, however, did not stop and sped away, the officer said.

The commandos chased the car and stopped the vehicle.

When the injured commandos went to the Moreh hospital for medical treatment, a mob damaged their vehicle and kept them confined to a room, the officer said.

Additional police reinforcements rushed to the hospital to rescue the commandos and chase away the mob, the officer added. - PTI