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    IMPHAL, Feb 21: At least three militant cadres have been reportedly arrested by combined forces in separate counter insurgency operation today.
    A combined team of 23 Assam Rifles and 28 Assam Rifles arrested two cadres of the proscribed UNLF in a joint operation launched in the general area of Singjamei, at around 11.30 am today, said a statement of the PRO IGAR (S).
    The arrested individuals were identified as ss l/cpl Kh. Sushil Singh, 28 and Winerjit Singh, 20. One .32 mm Pistol with magazine and two live rounds were recovered from them who along with the recoveries was handed over to Singjamei police station.
    In another incident, a combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and 42 Assam Rifles arrested one cadre of the UPRF while conducting frisking and checking at Sora Bazar in the morning today at about 6:30 am, said a statement of the SSP Thoubal District.
    The individual is identified as one Md. Minhajudding alias Bomb, 26, s/o Md. Jamaludding of Lilong Haoreibi Turel Ahanbi.
    On preliminary interrogation the individual revealed himself to be an active member of UPRF under army No. 579, it said.
    Further in another statement issued by SP Imphal East district, stated that a team of the district police commandos have arrested one UNLF cadre on February 19 at about 5:30 pm from Wangkheimayum Leirak.
    The individuals have been identified as one Wangkheimayum Malemnganba alias Khullinga Meitei, 31, s/o W. Hemanta Meitei of Wangkhei Meihoubam.
    It said that on verification, he disclosed that he joined the outfit in 2002 through one Nanao of Singjamei and trained at Churachandpur side under Army no.1349 of 21 batch. He is working under the command of one Tonsana of UNLF and disclosed his involvements in extortion of money from General public, Govt. officials, businessmen etc besides transportation of arms and ammunitions from one place to another and provide shelters for the cadres etc, it said.

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