IMPHAL, December 6: Discovering the movement of UG cadres in the general area of Umathel-Lowangching road, troops of 27 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launched operation in the area and apprehended one UNLF cadre on December 5, stated a PRO release stated.
It has further identified the apprehendee as No.1503 (Batch No.24) Meghachandra alias Loitomba, 29, s/o Modal, r/o Kakching Khn and was handed over to Waikhong Police station.
It has further stated that in yet another incident, troops of 31 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) alongwith lady police representatives launched operation in the general area of Khudengthabi and apprehended one lady recruitment agent of UG outfits and a minor boy from a Maruti van bearing regn No. MN 05A 0511 moving towards Moreh on December 5.
It has also identified the apprehendees as Indira Devi, 35, w/o Kumar Singh, r/o Moirang Hunba, Lamphel (recruitment agent) and Rishi Kanta Singh, r/o Yangosana Singh, r/o Wangoo Sabam, Kumbi, Bishnupur.
One mobile phone and Rs.1500/ in cash was recovered from the apprehendees who alongwith the recoveries were handed over to Imphal west police station, the release added.
Meanwhile, a statement issued by the Senior Superintendent of Police Imphal east district stated that a team of the district police commandos has arrested one KCP (City Meitei) faction cadre from Kongpal area on December 4, around 10 am.
The cadre has been identified as Leitanthem Samananda Singh alias Chingnunghut alias Naoba alias Birjit alias Sevekumar, 34, s/o L. Samungou Singh of Kongpal Chanam Leikai, the release added.
It said the team recovered one 9mm pistol loaded with three live rounds in the magazine from him.
It further stated that on spot verification, he disclosed to have joined the outfit in the year 2009 through one Brojen of Tentha area and presently working under the command of s/s finance secretary, Raja Meitei.
He was involved in extortion of money from general public and transportation of arms and ammunitions and also recruited young boys totheir organization, further added the release.
The statement further stated that on Decembr 5 another team of the district police commandos arrested one KCP (Nando group) from near Ibemcha High School from Khabam Lamkhai area around 5:15 am.
The cadre has been identified as one Mutum Somendro Singh alias Goat, 32, s/o (L) M. Ibocha of Khabam Lamkai Mayai Leikai.
On verification he disclosed that he had been arrested several times earlier by security forces and after released from ail he met one Moirangthem Dewan Singh, 25, s/o M. Jarma Singh of Achanbigei Mayai Leikai at present staying at Sekmai bazaar as i nstructed by Nando, it said.
It asserted that he disclosed to have involved in distribution of several rounds of ammunitions to many persons to raise party fund. Moreover, it further added that Moirangthem Dewan Singh was also arrested from Sekmai at about 6:30 pm at the instance of M Somendro Singh, who also claimed to have involved in extortion of money from several persons and transported arms and ammunitions from place to place.
On the other hand, the Imphal West district police commandos arrested one active member of KCP (MC) on December 5 around 4:20 pm from Bijoy Gobinda near.
The cadre has been identified as Konthoujam Dhanajit Singh, 27, s/o K. Indrajit Singh of Sagolband Sayang Kurou Makhong.
On spot verification he disclosed that he is working under the command of P Mangang of KCP (MC). He had served demand letters at Imphal areas and also extorted huge amount of money for party fund. Moreover he had served demand letters to ANGEL coaching centre (ACC), Uripok and HRD boarding Phayeng, it said.
One mobile handset was recovered and seized from his possession by the police.