Its first Imperial Governor, Stant Roswell, achieved a smooth transition of regime. Its second Imperial Governor, Ekam Ouwray, was a New Order fanatic, resulting in rebellion of the populace. Ouwray fled the planet, which was liberated by the New Republic. The Chief Councilor of the Indu Council, President Shek Barayel, was convinced to sign a treaty, joining the New Republic. However, before he could do so, Brarayel was assassinated by Imperial loyalist Kaleb Darme, who tried to frame the New Republic. The truth was exposed by Kella Rand of the Galactic News Network.