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Internet ban lifted in Churachandpur district in Manipur

The state government on February 16 ordered temporary suspension of internet services in Churachandpur district for five days after a mob entered the district office complexes of the Superintendent of Police and Deputy Commissioner to engage in vandalism and torching government properties.
Last Updated 28 February 2024, 19:00 IST

Imphal: The Manipur government on Wednesday lifted the suspension on internet services in Churachandpur district following improvement of law and order situation there, according to a home department order.

The services were suspended on February 16 following attack of senior officer's offices. “The government of Manipur is pleased to revoke the order regarding suspension of internet services… and orders restoration of the services in the whole revenue jurisdiction of Churachandpur district,” the order read.

The state government on February 16 ordered temporary suspension of internet services in Churachandpur district for five days after a mob entered the district office complexes of the Superintendent of Police and Deputy Commissioner and engaged in vandalism and torched government properties.

Two persons were killed in a clash with security forces when a mob barged into the mini-secretariat to protest the suspension of a head constable after a purported video of him with armed miscreants went viral on social media.

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(Published 28 February 2024, 19:00 IST)

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