Manipur authorities carry out eviction drive against ‘illegal’ structures at Lamphel supermarket

Manipur authorities carry out eviction drive against ‘illegal’ structures at Lamphel supermarket

IMPHAL | SEPT 03, 2020:

Imphal West district police carried out an eviction drive against illegal structures constructed at Lamphel super-market in Manipur on Tuesday, September 1.

The eviction drive was carried out from the supermarket to Sanakeithel.

The eviction drive was carried out as per the notice issued by the authority concerned to remove the illegally constructed shops and other permanent structures in the area.

"We got information that some encroach(ments) were there in the supermarket area. After verifying the details, we have issued them notice and they were given three days. After three days, we started the eviction process. We are trying to remove all encroachers," Shashikanta Loitongbam, Sub Deputy Collector, Imphal Central said.

The police also informed shop owners to remove their belongings which were being placed in front of their respective shops and other business establishments.

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