IMPHAL, Mar 24: 27 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launched operation in Kakching Bazar of Thoubal district, and apprehended one UNLF cadre on March 23. The apprehended person has been identified as No. 1078 s/s pvt Samandram Banerjee Meitei Nongbam, 33, son of S Mani Meitei of Thoubal Haukha Maning and a .32 Pistol was recovered from him. Later he was handed over to Kakching Police station along with the recovered pistol, stated a PRO release.
In yet another incident, troops of 24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) apprehended one KYKL cadre from Chamol Track Junction of Chandel district on March 22. The apprehended person was identified as No. 252 s/s cpl L Priyo Kumar alias Imothol, 26, son of L Thomba Meitei of Khongyang Shugnu, Thoubal and was handed over to Imphal west Police station, the statement added.