IMPHAL, November 28: Security forces have arrested three militant cadres and one over ground worker in the past few days.
According to a release of the Imphal west SSP, on November 27, a team of Imphal west district commandos, acting on a credible information, arrested one activist of the PLA from Changangei Airport Leirak identified as Laimayum Mocha alias Jotin Sharma alias Kadi, 25 s/o (L) L Pradeepkumar Sharma of Bomon Leikai Laipuba Leikai.
It has further informed that on spot verification, the arrested individual disclosed that he joined PLA in the month of May 2011 through one Tamo of the outfit and is working under the command of s/s project officer Ibobi of the outfit.
He further disclosed that he was assigned to serve phone numbers of Ibobi to the private mobile phone companies and general public in relation to demanding money, the release added. One Nokia mobile handset was recovered and seized from his possession, it added.
Meanwhile, in another separate release, the SSP, Imphal west has informed that on November 26 at 8.45 a.m. Imphal west district police commandos under the supervision of S. Ibomcha Singh, dy.SP (CDO)IW arrested one activist of the NSCN (K) from B.T. Road near Shamu Makhong identified as Momon Sangkhei, 33 s/o (L) Kothak Sangkhei of Lamkhang Khunou, Chandei district having army no 11,164.
It has further stated that on spot verification, he disclosed that he joined the NSCN(K) in the year 2004 through one s/s major Momo of Chakpikarong and obtain basic military training at Makokchung, Nagaland and is currently working under the command of Sangpi Angthung Anal alias Angko s/o (L) Thungtul Anal of Salluk village, Chandel district. Further, he disclosed that he is taking shelter at a rented house of New Checkon, the release added.
Further according to the release, during a follow up action, another cadre of NSCN (K) was also arrested from a rented house of New Checkon identified as s/s 2n lieutenant Sangpi Angthung Anal @ Angko s/o (L) Thungthen Anal of Salluk villiage, Chandel district with army no. 9199.
On spot verification, he disclosed that he joined the NSCN (K) in the year 1994 through
Lahring Anal and got six months basic military training at Chumche, Myanmar border. He was
promoted to the rank of s/s 2nd lieutenant in the year 2002, the release added.
Meanwhile, a PIB release has also informed that troops of 6/8 Gorkha Rifles of Logtak Brigade under Red Shield division have arrested one over ground worker of the proscribed RPF identified as Thingbaijam Manglemba Singh, 37, s/o Mahindra Thingbaijam a resident of Churachandpur Khunau Jangba. The individual, who was later handed over to the Bishnupur police further revealed his involvement in weapon dealings on behalf of the outfit since the last six years, the release added.