Security beefed up in Manipur for New Year celebrations
Imphal, Dec 31 (UNI) Security arrangements across Manipur have been tightened to prevent any untoward incidents during the New Year celebrations.
Imphal West District Superintendent of Police Clay Khongsai said a special drive would be launched and emphasis would be laid on checking irregularities, including driving vehicles without license or by minors, driving under the influence of liquor, driving at high speed and overloading.
''Action will also be taken against those who violate safety norms under the Motor Vehicles Act,'' the SP said, and appealed to general public to cooperate with the police in this regard.
Meanwhile, the All Manipur Anti Drug association announced that it would ban the use of intoxicants during the celebrations.