IMPHAL, Aug 12: Security forces have arrested two cadres belonging to two separate under ground outfits during different counter insurgency operations conducted in different parts of the state since the last two days.
According to an official statement issued by the SP Thoubal, a combined team of Thoubal district police commandos, personnel of 27 Assam Rifles and 1/11 GR during a joined operation in the areas of Sugunu Thongkhong Pangal Leikai this afternoon around 1.30 pm, apprehended one hardcore cadre of the under ground outfit PREPAK identified as Khaidem Ngocha alias Hemkumar Singh, 29, s/o of Kh Yaima Singh of Sugunu Shantipur Napat Leikai.
The official statement further mentioned that, during spot verification, the arrested cadre revealed to the security forces that he is an active member of the PREPAK with army No. 1284 of 10th Batch.
In yet another incident, a team of the Imphal west district police commandos arrested one cadre of the under ground outfit KCP (city meitei) identified as Sarungbam Bobo alias Sunil Singh, 27, s/o of S Shamu Singh of Lilong Chajing Karam Mayai Leikai from the Eastern gate of DM college yesterday evening around 4 pm.
According to an official release of Sr. SP Imphal west, the arrested cadre during spot verification, disclosed to the police that he joined the outfit in the month of April 2011 through one Deban of the outfit and has been assigned to serve demand letters to the general public and government employees and he also mentioned that he had extorted huge amount of money from the general public and handed over to Deban for party fund of KCP (MC), the release added.