New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) :Two members of the banned Manipur-based Kanglipak Communist Party (KCP), who allegedly kidnappedfive government officials for ransom, were arrested in the national capital, police said today.
The arrested were identified as Huidrom Nanao Singh alias Dinesh Singh and Mayengbam Santon Luwang, both members of the military council of the outlawed outfit.
Seven mobile phones, an ATM card, two PAN cards, identity cards and a driving license were recovered from their possession, police said.
Singh was allegedly involved in abduction of five officials of Public Health Engineering Department in Manipur. He along with Luwang and a member of Kuki Revolutionary Army kidnapped the five officials from Senapati district (Manipur) on November 27 and demanded a ransom of Rs two crore for their release, a police official said. “After negotiation, a ransom of Rs 70 lakh was paid to them following which the officials were released on December 4,” he said, adding that the duo had come to Delhi on November 30 for hiding.