Imphal, August 31 NNN: The Manipur police continued to pull up foreign nationals in the state on Friday with around 450 migrant workers were picked by the state police from different places in Imphal during operations Friday.
Several teams from Imphal West District Police carried out separate operations at places like Nagamapal Kangjabi Leirak, Pandon, RIMS road, Uripok where around 450 migrants including one Nepalese national having no proper document were rounded up. All were found staying at rented houses.
The police later brought them to Bengali High School here and conducted verification. But, later all the non-Manipuris were freed except six of them on suspicions because they did not have legal documents.
Most of the migrant workers were from Assam and West Bengal.However, only one out of the six, a Nepalese national was further detained as he did not possess valid document, police sources said.The Nepalese national is identified as Manoj Shah. He will be produced before the CJM, Imphal tomorrow under Foreigners’ Act, they informed.
Manipur police pulled up 43 foreign nationals, including 24 Bangladeshis and 19 Myanmarese in the early morning yesterday from Hatta and Lilong areas. They were mostly natives of Bangladesh’s Chappai Nabaganj and Latsahi Nabaganj districts while the 19 Myanmarese were from Arakan region of the neighbouring country.The 43 illegal residents of the state have also been registered with Foreigners’ Act.
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