IMPHAL, Oct 6: The Bishnupur district police commandos rescued the nephew of an Upa Pradhan of Ishok Gram Panchayat, Bishnupur district and gunned down at least four suspects of KCP-MTF in the rescuing attempt last night under Nambol Police station, Bishnupur district.
In a press conference held in this connection at the office of the Additional SP (Ops), Bishnupur, the Additional SP, Ishak Shah briefed the media that based on reliable information about the kidnapping of one R.K Sanayaima, 26, s/o (L) R.K Sanamacha Singh of Ishok Mayai Leikai by armed miscreants a team of the Nambol Police and Bishnupur Commandos cordoned and carried out search operations at Naorem, Oinam Mamang Pat and Yumnam Khunour Mamang Pat under the supervision of Additional SP (Ops).
The Additional SP said that at around 10 pm a heavy exchanged of firing broke out near Mamang Pat near Mutum Yangbi in which four armed miscreants were later discovered killed.
The police also rescued the kidnapped person, he said.
One lethod gun, two 9mm pistol with two magazines, one live shell of lethod bomb, one Chinese hand grenade, 9 live ammunitions of 9mm pistol and one Nokia handset bearing no.8014547041 were recovered from the possession of the slain individuals.
Meanwhile, of the four slain individual, identities of the two victims have been established namely one Manaobi, 40, s/o (L) Toto and A. Premananda alias Naocha, 25, s/o Rajkumar both hailing from Toubul.