Mobile jammers to be installed in Imphal

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Imphal, Oct 16 (UNI) The Manipur government is planning to install mobile jammers in some areas of the city to stop people misusing it, official sources here today said. The jammers may be installed near the jail premises, sources added.

It may be noted that during a recent drive by city police, large numbers of militants imprisoned at the Sajiwa jail here were found using cellphones illegally.

SP, Imphal East, Th Radheshyam said more than a dozen cellphones were seized from the jail recently as the militants were using it to demand money from officials as well as to carry out their activities.

Manipur Police also launched a drive to seize all mobile phones, not used by the subscribers themselves.

Meanwhile, BSNL officials conducted a random survey to check if their SIM was being used by the subscriber. If other person recieved the phone, the number was disconnected and so far about 3500 SIM of BSNL were disconnected, sources added.

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