IMPHAL, September 24: Troops of 15 Assam Rifles, of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) along with Thoubal Commandos launched operations at Tangjeng on September 23 and apprehended one UG cadre. On seeing the troops the suspect started running but the troops chased and apprehended him. The apprehended person has been identified as Altaf Khan @ Abo, 23, s/o Rafiuddin, r/o of Lilong Turel Ahanbin Dam, an active member of KCP (Noyon), said a PRO, HQ IGAR (S) release.
He disclosed that the grenade attack which took place of on June 5 this year at NRL Pump at Thoubal Haoka was carried out by him. One 9 mm Pistol, five Live rounds, one Chinese Hand Grenade and two demand letters were recovered from him who alongwith the recovered items was handed over to Thoubal police station, it further said.