IMPHAL, Feb 5: A team of 5 AR, under the aegis of 59 Mountain Brigade, apprehended two active NSCN-IM cadres who belonged to the outfit’s Buning Camp. They were identified as s/s Lt Ningwon, 37, son of Nongtha Tangkhul of Kangokaphung village in Ukhrul district and s/s private Rang Mathews, 25, son of Kashing of Maram Khullen in Senapati district. Incriminating documents which clearly indicated their involvement in extortion in Senapati district were recovered from them, said a PIB (defence wing) statement. They have been handed over to Imphal West police.
Meanwhile, Imphal west police commando arrested an active KYKL cadre, Laishram Sanahan Singh, 27, son of L Ibungou of Loitang Leikinthabi from the area at around noon today. On spot verification, he disclosed that he was working in the finance section, under the command of s/s captain Tompok alias Dinesh.