Govt forces arrest five UGs during different operations


IMPHAL, Oct 2: Security forces have arrested five militants of different underground groups in the past two days in the state.
According to a release of the SSP, Imphal West, a combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and 22 Assam Rifles arrested three KCP (MC) activists from Lala Bazaar Halakandi on September 30 at about 3 am after receiving specific information.
The arrested militants are identified as S/S Cap Oinam Suranjoy alias Sanjoy alias Joy alias Piba son of O Kokngang Singh of Yumnam Khunou, Bishnupur district, S/S 2nd Lt Hiyam Sarat Singh alias Chaohei son of H Sanahal Singh of Yairipok Yambem Mayai Leikai, Imphal East district and S/S Lt Oinam Ibochouba alias Ranjit alias Pukchao alias Khoiraba Singh son of O Irabot Singh of Ningthoukhong Awang Leikai, Bishnupur district.
The combined security forces recovered Rs 80,000, 40 kgs of explosive materials, 40 meter of safety wire, 2 pen drive and 3 numbers of mobile set from the possession of the arested cadres, added the release.
In yet another incident Thoubal district police commandos while on frisking and checking duty on National Highway 39 at Samaram Lamkhai had apprehended one alleged cadre of UNLF identified as Ningonbam Kokin alias Lambu, 26, son of N Basanta Singh of Khongjom Chingtham Mayai Leikai at about 11pm on October 1.
A release of the SSP, Thoubal district has also stated that the individual on questioning disclosed that he is an active member of UNLF with S/S army no.2356.
In the meantime, troops of the Red Shield Division arrested one militant and two over ground workers today in counter insurgency operation.
A statement issued by the PIB Defense Wing said a joint team of 16 Maratha Light Infantry and 33 Assam Rifles during a search operation apprehended one cadre of the and one OGW of the proscribed PREPAK and one OGW of the proscribed KYKL militant.
The arrested individuals were identified as one self stlyed private K Inao alias Arappa, 32, son of Tomba of Moirang Kunjangbaum, Bishnupur district, Ningthajam Magee Singh, 35, son of Rajbabu Singh of Ithai bazaar, Bishnupur and Moirangthem Robin Sing, 35, son of Moirangthem Nomal Singh of Wargeo Mamang Leikai, Bishnupur district.


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