Seven UGs arrested
By Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, November 17: Manipur police Commandos and Assam Rifles have arrested at least five activists of different underground groups from different places during the last three days hrs.
Troops of 23 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) arrested two KCP (MC, Lanheiba group) from Nongren Mamang Leikai and Nongda Makha Leikai, Ukhrul district around 10 pm yesterday and 3.45 am today respectively.
The arrested cadres were identified as Kongrailakpam Naoba Sharma (22), S/o K Modhu Sharma of Nongren Mamang Leikai, Lamlai and Khongbantabam Raghu (49) of Nongda Makha Leikai, Lamlai. Six live rounds of AK 47 were recovered from the arrested cadres, a press release from HQ IGAR(South) informed.
A team of Imphal East district police commandos arrested two cadres of United Naga People’s Council (UNPC) identified as Arther Rongmei @ Kinthui (28) of Thangmeiband Muchi Khul and Chihanpam Rungsung(32) of Somdal village from Lamlong bridge at about 10.30 am on November 15, a press release from SP Imphal East, Th Radheshyam informed.
One demand letter of UNPC addressed to SP Tamenglong and one line seal of UNPC secretary general BT Lansa were recovered from the possession of Arther Rongmei.
SP Radheshyam further informed that on verification, Arther Rongmei @ Kinthui disclosed that he joined UNPC last month through one S/S secy general BT Lansa @ Adam and Chihanpam Rungsung disclosed .that he joined UNPC in July last through one Yangam of Ukhrul district.
They were working under the command of BT Lansa@ Adam and were involved in extortion activities. They also transported arms and ammunition from one place to another, SP Radheshyam said in his press release.
Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested an active member of PREPAK from his house at Pechu Lampak, Thongju Part II, identified as Ningombam Lokeshor @ Ngamba (40) around 9.30 am today.
He has been working under one Victor@ Thonglen of PREPAK, and has been involved in extortion activities, Imphal West district Sr SP, L Kailun said in a press release.
Meanwhile, a combine team of Thoubal district police commandos and 21 AR arrested one cadre of PREPAK identified as Thongam Ojit @ Nongpoknganba (38) of Sekmaijin Thongam Leikai from Sekmaijin Khunou during frisking and checking around 4.30 pm yesterday, Senior SP, Thoubal district, Clay Khongsai, IPS informed in his press release.
The arrested cadre is an active member of PREPAK and working in finance section of the party. In another search operation, a combined team of CDO Thoubal, 21 AR and 39 AR apprehended one cadre of KCP (Noyon group) namely Amom Bir @ Kapa (56) of Wangoo Makha Sandel Leikai from Kakching Khunou Kalikalok around 7.30 pm yesterday. One 9 mm pistol with magazine containing four live rounds was recovered from his possession.
On questioning, he disclosed that he is an active member of KCP (Noyon group) having Army No. 7284, Senior SP Clay Khongsai further informed.