Security forces arrest four militants


IMPHAL, Sept 12: At least four persons belonging to different underground organizations were apprehended by the security forces since last two days during counter insurgency operation conducted at the different parts of the state.

The combined security forces of Thoubal district police commandos and personnel of 28 Assam Rifles during their joint search operation conducted at the Andro Kharam village this early morning apprehended one cadre of proscribed RPF/PLA identified as Chingakham Inao Meitei alias Tomba alias Sobhachandra, 20, s/o late Ch Kalachand Meitei of  Andro Kharam Leikai.

In yet another incident,  a team of Imphal East district police commandos apprehended one hard core cadre of the under ground KCP (Lamphel) group identified as Thongam Kamba Singh alias Ibomcha, 28, s/o Th Tombi Singh of Koirengei Bazar from Bheigyapati Leikai on September 10 afternoon and recovered a sum of Rs.6000 from his possession by the police.

According to an official release of SP Impha East, the police on spot verification to the arrested person it has revealed that, he is an active member of the KCP (Lamphel) group and recently released from Sajiwa jail.

The release further mentioned that, the arrested cadres disclosed to the police that while he was in jail associated with one KCP cadre identified as Sapam Sishikanta Singh of  Singjamei Sapam Leikai and after he released from the jail on bail they started activities of extortion of money from the  general public and government offices on the advice of one Joychand of Lamlai side.

The release further mentioned that the same team of the Imphal East district police commando were also able to arrested another cadres of under ground KCP (Lamphel) group identified as Sapam Rishikanta alias Chaoba, 31, s/o of  late S Sanatombi Singh of Singjamei Sapam Leikai from his residence at the instance of arrested Kamba alias Ibomcha on the same day and both arrested cadres have disclosed to the police that they had demanded Rs.5 lakh from DOEACC Centre Akampat under the command of one Joychand of Lamai side, the official release added.

In yet another incident a combined team of district unit police commandos of Imphal West and Bishnupur districts apprehanded one S/S Sgt. Major of the under ground KYKL (MDF) identified as Laishram Sushilchandra Singh alias Boy alias Tangleikhomba alias Chingtam, 32, s/o L Tombi Singh of Keishampat Jailer Leirak and recovered one mobile handset bearing two sims.

According to an official release of SP Bishnupur, the police during the preliminary interrogation to the arrested person it has been revealed that,  he is an active member of the KCP (Lalumba) group presently stationed at 7 MR Khabiesopi complex. However, he further revealed thsat he has been extorting money from various hospitals, schools and other intitution in the names of KYKL (MDF) under the command of one Soni, and the arrested person has been handed over to Imphal Police station the release added.


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