Six UG cadres arrested
Imphal, May 28: Atleast 6 underground cadres hailing from various underground outfits operating in Manipur have been arrested by the security forces personnel in the state during the last 24 hours, according to an official source.
The source dislcosed that the Imphal West district police commandos arrested a cadre belonging to Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP-Nayon) identified as Sapam Rishikanta @ Choaba @Thoi Singh (30), son of (L) S Sanatombi Singh of Singjamei Sapam Leikai from North AOC, near Bakliwal Oil pump in Imphal on Friday.
The same police commandos arrested two cadre of the KCP (MC) namely Sorokkhaibam Ojit Singh (24) S/o S. Thoiba Singh of Chairen Mayai Leikai and Sinam Rojen Singh (20) S/o S. Bijoy Singh from near Moirangkhom Samashakhi Girl High School in Imphal today, it added.
A cadre belonging to the People Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) identified as Thokchom Robert @ Yumbi @ Jinmi (24) S/o Th. Momon Singh of Moirangkhom Sougaijam Leirak was arrested from Keishamthong by the same police today, said the official source.
Meanwhile, a combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and troops of 26th Assam Rifles apprehended two cadres belonging to People Liberation Army (PLA) from Phayeng in Manipur on Thursday, according to SSP Imphal West district.
The senior SP said that acting on credible information, the two PLA cadres were arrested along with one 9mm pistol loaded with five live rounds from one of the arrested persons.
The duo were identified as Usham Dinesh alias Tomba Singh (31) s/o U. Rabi Singh of Bamol Leikei Tensubam Leirak and M.Natonjao alias Bhaiya alias Binichandra (37) s/o M. Bihari Singh of Heirangoithong Makha Leikai.
In the course of the investigation, both of them disclosed that they joined the outfit last year through one (L) Oinam Naoba of Maibam Leirak working under the command of PLA outfit’s assistant project officer, Boy Singh, said the officer adding they were assigned to extort money from government office-PWD, contractors, shopkeepers etc.