IMPHAL, October 3: A combined team of Thoubal commandos, 15 and 17 Assam Rifles arrested two sympathizers of NSCN-IM while conducting a search operation at Eco Park, Kakching yesterday around 2:45 pm, said a statement issued by SP Thoubal district.
They have been identified as Thounaojam Hemjit Singh, 25, s/o Th. Biren Singh of Lamjao Makha Leikai and Kshetrimayum Kumarjit Singh, 26, s/o Ksh. Hemo Singh of Lamjao Mayai Leikai.
Meanwhile, a PIB release has stated that troops of 5/9 Gorkha Rifles and 33 Assam Rifles under Loktak Brigade of the Red Shield Division, in a joint operation apprehended one overground worker of KCP (MC) from Moirang Thana Leikai, Bishnupur on October 2.
It has further stated that the apprehended revealed his identity as Dinesh Singh s/o (l) Chouba Singh resident of Moirang Thana Leikai, Bishnupur. He was later handed over to the Moirang Police station, it added.
Meanwhile, discovering the movement of UG cadres in the general area Moreh, troops of 31 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR (s) launched operation in the area and apprehended one Prepak (s) cadre on October 2, stated a release of the PRO IGAR.
It has further identified as No.40890 s/s pvt Shirajuddin Khan alias Amutti, 19, s/o Jamaluddin resident of Muslim Nagar, ward no. 5, Moreh. One Kenwood radio set was recovered from the apprehendee who along with the recovery were handed over to the Imphal west Police Station, added the release.