IMPHAL, June 16: Security forces have claimed to have arrested five UG cadres in the last two days.
In the meantime a PRO release has claimed that discovering the movement of UG cadres in the general area of Sabungkhok of Ukhrul district, troops of 23 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) launched an operation in the area and apprehended two PREPAK (VC) terrorist today.
The release has further identified the two as Laitonjam Dhananjoy alias Mangal, 32, s/o L Ibobi Meitei, r/o Sabungkhok Mayai Leikai and Yendrembam Mahendra alias Meiraba, 28, s/o Y Manglem Meitei, r/o Yaigangpokpi Makha Leikai.
Meanwhile, according to a release of the Imphal West district police, acting on a credible information, a combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and 18th Sikh Regt on June 15 at 8.00 a.m. arrested three active members of Prepak (VC) from Samurou area identified as Md. Mani kkan,35, Sorokhaibam Inaoton Singh,24, Khs. Jetin Singh s/o Pakatombi Singh of Touthang Khunou.
It further stated that on spot verification, the arrested militants disclosed that they are working under the command of one Huidrom Devan alias Yambumg of Upokpi of Prepak (VC).
Further, they disclosed that they are involved in many crimes including throwing of hand grenade at the houses of Dr. Bilashini Devi of Thangmeiband and Kehso of Thouthong Apheiba, stated the release.
It has also informed that the two has disclosed their involvement in the attack made on Wangoi CDO mobile team at Samurou on April 6, 2011.
One 1ED was seized at the instance of Khs. Jotin Singh from his house while one mobile handset was also seized from the possession of Md. Mani khan, it added.