IMPHAL, August 8: Atleast three militant cadres of different outfits have been arrested by security forces in the last 42 hours.
According to a release of the SP Bishnupur, police commandos of the district, while acting on specific information conducted search operation at Bishnupur Bazar and arrested one s/s lt corporal of the outfit PLA who has been identified as Moirangthem Rajesh Singh alias Kangleiganba, 24, s/o late M. Ibochouba Singh of Serou Mamang Leikai who joined the outfit in April 2008 and was trained at Myanmar.
It has further stated that on the same day at about 5:30 pm, one female cadre of the PLA identified as s/s l/corpl Haobijam Sundari alias Victoria, 26, d/o H. Sanayaima Singh of Tokpa Ching Tarunghoubi Leikai was also arrested from Ningthoukhong Awang Leikai during a separate search operation.
It has further added that the woman cadre had joined the outfit in March 2005 inder one s/s lt Rosan and had also been trained in Myanmanr.
The same release has also claimed that a team of the district commando further conducted a search operation in and around of ZEO Office, Bishnupur and arrested one KCP (MTF) activist along with one mobile hand set at around 10:30 am today.
It has further identified the arrested cadre as Pukhrambam Sanatomba Singh alias Sana, 38, s/o P. Mangi of Lilong Santipur.
During preliminary interrogation he revealed that he is involved in serving monetary demands and extortion of money from general public and government officials, added the statement.