IMPHAL, March 4: At least three persons belonging to different under ground organizations have been apprehended by the security during separate counter insurgency operations conducted in Thoubal district in the last two days.
According to an official release of the SSP Thoubal, the combined team of Thoubal district police cammandos and personnel of 28 Assam Rifles apprehended two cadres of under ground KCP (KK Nganba) group identified as Koijam Imoba alias Chalamba, 46, s/o (late) K Gandhar Meitei of Bashikhong Panthoibi and his wife Koijam Ongbi Thoudam Ningol Chaoba Devi, 34, from Waithou area during a checking and frisking exercise yesterday evening.
It further mentioned that, during further verification it has been revealed that the arrested couple was working in the finance section of the said outfit and one NOKIA mobile handset and a sum of Rs.18,000 were recovered from their possession.
In yet another incident, the combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and the personnel of 28 Assam Rifles again arrested on cadre of under PULF (MI-Khan) during search operation conducted at Keibung area yesterday evening around 7 pm and recovered one .32 revolver.
The official release further mentioned that, the arrested person has been identified as Md Sana Khan, 30, s/o (late) Md Alimuddin of Keibung Wangmataba who is reportedly an active member of the PULF.
Furthermore the said combined team on his disclosure arrested another PULF activist identified as Md Abdul Hasim alias Nightem, 58 s/o (late) Md Abdullah alias Asei of Keibung Wangmatab, the release added.