Kanpatliu Kamei, 20, and her unborn child passed away at the casualty entrance of a private hospital in the wee hours of Thursday, over 12 hours after her family approached the first hospital.
The Chief Minister said of the total 1,197 active cases, 502 were personnel of Army/Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and the rest from the general population.
The decision was taken at a meeting attended by commanders of Army, Assam Rifles, CRPF, BSF, CISF, and the ADGP Manipur, along with Health department officials.
“In the last three months, a large number of state natives who were stranded outside the state have returned home. Since then, not only the number of Covid-19 infection have exploded but also fatalities due to the disease are also increasing,” Speaker Y Khemchand Singh said.
“The Government will not remain as a silent spectator, and the perpetrators would be definitely hunted down," the chief minister said.
“The Assam Rifles team was returning to their base at Khongtal when an IED exploded followed by indiscriminate fire,” a police officer in Chakpikarong, under which the area falls, said.
The patient, who hailed from Khongjom Sapam village in Thoubal district, was admitted to RIMS on May 5, with multiple ailments including chronic kidney disease and diabetes. In addition, the deceased had multiple sessions of dialysis.
This comes just a month after Manipur witnessed a political crisis, with three BJP MLAs resigning from the Assembly to join the Congress, and the NPP -- BJP’s main ally -- threatening to pull out of the government.
Jogeshchandra Haobijam, SP of Imphal East, told The Indian Express, “A case has been registered under Sections 153, 124(A) and 505 of the IPC. Investigation is going on.”
Okram Henry is the nephew of former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, who is also the leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP). R K Imo is the son-in-law of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh.
The project is to benefit the Greater Imphal region along with 25 small towns and 1,700 villages of Manipur, PM Modi said.
Clarifying the need of a total lockdown, N Biren Singh said the negligence of many people to follow safety protocol has led to the rise of local spread in some of the districts.
Arvind Kumar, an IPS officer of Manipur cadre, recently joined the police department after a long stint as joint director, Intelligence Bureau.
The Chief Secretary said that the ADGP will be shifted to New Delhi for further treatment once his condition becomes stable.
The accusation is part of a sworn affidavit filed in Imphal High Court by Additional Superintendent of Police, NAB, Thounaojam Brinda.
Okram Ibobi Singh said that the Congress party had consistently raised suspicion about the involvement of a high-profile family in the drug seizure case.
His statement comes a day after an officer in the Manipur Police, Th. Brinda, alleged that politicians, including a close acquaintance of the Chief Minister, and top police officers were involved in drug smuggling.
Six militants of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah were killed in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district on Saturday.
On June 17, Robindro withdrew his support from the coalition government along with five MLAs (NPP and independent) and forged an alliance with the Congress party.
Subhaschandra is one of the three MLAs who had defected from the BJP and joined the Congress. He has alleged he was physically and mentally tortured by the Congress MLAs and made to sign a resignation letter under extreme duress.
The case came to light after a district hospital was found to have been supplied mould-covered N95 masks.
The Manipur government Monday issued an official notification allotting Joykumar the finance, science & technology, and economics and statistics ministries.
The disruption of the radiation treatment is taking a heavy toll on the health of the cancer patients, particularly those who are required to undergo active treatment.
The state has, however, decided to allow inter-district bus services from July 1, provided SOPs and guidelines issued by the government are followed. No other public transport system will be allowed.
The four MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar Singh, arrived in Imphal along with party president and Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma and Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma.