IMPHAL, Oct 31: Security forces have been able to nab five cadres of different underground outfits from different places since yesterday.
According to an official release of the SSP, Imphal West, a team the district police acting on credible information arrested one cadre of KCP (MC) Tabungba group identified as Angom Tarachand alias Ibungo, 30, son of A Joykumar of Uripok Yambem Leikai from Indira Park gate on October 30 at about 11:30 am.
On spot verification, the arrested cadre identified himself to have joined the organization some 2/3 months back and was assigned to serve demand letters. A nokia handset was also seized from his possession, the release added.
Further on the same day at around 11:45 am, another team of Imphal west district police commandos under the command of S Ibomcha Singh, MPS DSP, CDO IW arrested two cadres of PREPAK (VC) near the Adarsh Laboratory. The arrested cadres have been identified as Oinam Abung, 25, son of O Ibobi Singh of Pungdongbam Makha Leikai and Asem Romen, 21, son of A Inaobi Singh of Chalou Mamang Leikai.
It has further stated that the duo disclosed on the spot verification that they were working under the command of Helen alias Tomba of PREPAK (VC).
In yet another incident on the same day at around 3:30 pm, another team of Imphal West district police commandos arrested a cadre of KCP (Sajou faction) identified as one Ningombam Boboi Meitei alias Boy, 32, son of N Ibochou of Bashikhong Mamang leikai from near Manipur University gate.
The official release of the SSP, Imphal West district has further added that on further spot verification, the arrested KCP cadre disclosed that he joined the outfit under one Jayanta alias Sajou of Bashikhong after he left RPF/PLA. One 9mm pistol with five live rounds in the magazine and one .32 revolver with one live round in the chamber were seized from his possession, added the release.
In yet another incident, troops of 28 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (S) apprehended one PREPAK cadre.
According to a release of the PRO, IGAR (S), discovering the presence of underground cadres in the general area of Mongsangei troops of 28 AR, today at around 6:30 am launched operation in the area and apprehended one PREPAK cadre.
The apprehended cadre has been identified as one Y Tomba alias Boyendro Meitei, 32, son of Birender Meitei a resident of Mongsanggai.
He was later handed over to the Singjamei Police Station, added the release.
Troops of 46 Assam Rifles under Red Shield Division apprehended two UG cadres of ZRA group from New Lamka, Churachandpur District.The aprehanded cadres are identified as S/S Captain Lamkosat @ Arrow,27, S/o Seitinkang of Moldang Leimakhong and S/S Lt Mungsonping @ Copper, 29 , S/o Songkanpao of Ngaljang. They were apprehended while trying to evade vehicle check post established by 46 Assam Rifles. One 9 mm Pistol with five live rounds were recovered from their possession. The apprehendees were handed over to Police Station Imphal (West),stated a PIB (DW) press statement.
It may be mentioned that ZRA is in suspension of operations with the government.