IMPHAL, May 26: Imphal East Police commandos have arrested four alleged militants from the district since May 23.
According to a press release of the Additional SP, Imphal East, On May 23 around 6:20am, a team of Imphal East cdos arrested one KCP (MC) cadre identified as Usham Romen Singh alias Nanao, 29 son of (L) U Basanta Singh of Andro Khunou Leikai from Andro Khunou Leikai.
The team also recovered one 7.65 mm Pistol marked as made in USA loaded with three live rounds in the magazine from his possession, it said.
On verification, he disclosed that he joined KCP (MC) organization through one Pradip Singh, 30 of Uchon some six months ago.
Further, on May 24, around 2:30 pm, a team of Imphal East cdo arrested one PREPAK (PRO) cadre identified as Wahengbam Somendro Singh alias Maimu, 34, son of W Ibomcha Singh of Takyel Khongban Moirangthong, Iroisemba from Khurai Lam long.
On verification, he disclosed that he is an active member of PREPAK (PRO) and he joined PREPAK (PRO) organization through one Thoiba of Moirang, who is now in Sajiwa Central Jail in the year 2011, it said.
He further disclosed that with the help of the contact number given by Thoiba, he contacted one Chingkhei of PREPAK (PRO) and presently working under him on the advice of the said Chingkhei and he was involved in extortion of money from the general public, government officials, businessmen etc. and transportation of arms and ammunition from one place to another, the statement said.
Again, on the same day at about 8:30 pm, based on the information provided by 18th Sikh Light Infantry, one team of lmphal East cdo arrested one KCP cadre identified as Md Akbar Khan alias Sherkhan, 36 son of Md Jahur Ali of Yairipok Tulihal Mayai Leikai at present staying at a rented house of one Narjima Begum of Hatta Yairipok Colony, it continued.
On verification, he disclosed that he joined KCP organization in the month of January 2011 through one s/s corporal Ingo of KCP from Toubul, Bishnupur district.
He is now working under one Ibomcha of KCP and he was involved in extortion of money from the general public, government officials etc, the statement said.
Further, on May 25, around 5:10 pm, a team of lmphal East cdo arrested one KCP (Noyon) cadre identified as Yambem Momocha alias Bungcha, 18 son of Y Inakhunba of Paorabi Mayai Leikai from Paorabi area, it said.
The release further continued that one Pistol was recovered from his possession.
On verification, he disclosed that he joined KCP (Noyon) in the year 2008 and his army No. is 436 of 2008 Batch under the command of s/s 2nd Lt Pamen.
He is now holding the rank of lance corporal of KCP (Noyon) organization and he was involved in extortion of money from general public, government officials, businessmen etc. and provided shelter to other cadres, it said.