IMPHAL, Dec 23: At least two cadre of the proscribe militants outfit PREPAK and one PLA cadres were arrested by the Assam Rifle yesterday in an specific operation launched in various place.
A statement by the public relation officer IGAR (South) said that yesterday discovering the movement of UG cadres in the general area of Hyanglam Awang, the troops of 27 Ar of 9th sector Hq IGAR(S) launched an operation in the general area and apprehended two cadres yesterday.
The persons are identified as Pvt s/s. Wahengbam Aoicha Meitei alias Micheal 29 yrs s/o W. Ibitombi Meitei of Hiyanglam Awang Leikai, army no. 2001, Pvt s/s Wahengbam Inaoton Meitei alias Leonado 33 yrs s/o W. Ibotombi Meitei of Hiyanglam Awang Leikai, army no. 3053.
Statement further added that in yet another incident the troops of 23 AR of the 10 sector under HQ IGAR(S) also launched an operation in the area Kadampokpi Mamang Leikai and apprehended one cadre of PLA militant outfits yesterday.
And he is identified as one s/s sgt Sagolsem Nandla meitei 42 yrs s/o S. Nupamacha of kadampokpi Mamang Leikai Imphal west district, army no. 497, of No. 08 batch.
From him recovered 01xpt 32 Mag and 04x pt 32 rounds added.