IMPHAL, Aug 17: Police commandos arrested two cadres of the proscribed PREPAK in separate incidents.
The Thoubal district police commandos arrested a cadre of the proscribed PREPAK (GS) from Khongjom bazar while conducting frisking and checking duty at about 7:30 pm.
The individual is identified as Naorem Bisheshor, 28, son of N. Biren of Samaram Mamang Leikai.
On questioning, the individual revealed that he is an active member of the PREPAK (GS) and working in the finance section of the organization and extorted money from the general public of Khongjom bazar, stated a press release issued by the Senior Superintendent of Police, Thoubal district police.
Meanwhile, a statement issued by the SSP Imphal West district police, said that acting on credible information, commandos of Sekmai post under the supervision of inspector N. Sadananda Singh arrested a sympathizer of PREPAK at about 8:30 am from his house.
The individual is identified as Mutum Ranjan Singh alias Sony alias Khaba, 30, son of M. Khellendro Singh of Wangkhei Ayangpalli.
It said that on spot verification, he disclosed that he had extorted money from the contractors and handed over to one Pakpa, a PREPAK sympathizer for party funds.