ASSAM RIFLES RESCUED CIVILIANS AND THWARTED RUMOURS IN JIRIBAM
In view of prevailing tense situation in Manipur, false rumours are rife which are fueling the insecurity among populace.
On 05 May 2023 information was received by Assam Rifles at Jiribam about likely move of armed people in a truck towards Jiribam town. The internal security columns immediately acted. A suspected truck was stopped at Jiribam – Tamenglong border in which 51 locals were found hiding.
It was found that civilians were daily wage labourers and residents of Assam who were working in Manipur and were trying to escape the tense security situation. All innocent civilians were rescued safely to Cachar by Assam Rifles troops.
Quick actions taken Agartala Sector Assam Rifles doused the false rumours and rescued civilians. The forces are proactively maintaining the peace and harmony and are taking all steps to prevent false rumours in Jiribam District.