`Hand grenades recovered following arrested UG`s disclosure`


IMPHAL, June 22: Acting on a reliable information about the presence of Prepak (pro) cadres in the general area of Heirk today, Commandos of Thoubal Police conducted a search operation according to a press statement of the Thoubal SP.

It said, “During the search operation, at around 2:30 pm, one suspected youth was detained for verification during which he identified himself as Thokchom Janel Singh (28) son of Th Modhu Singh of Heirok Part-II Devi Mandop and to be an active activist of Prepak (Pro)”.

The statement has also said that the arrested individual further informed that 17 Chinese made Hand Grenades were concealed at the house of one Laishram Ibungo Singh of Heirok Part-II, Devi Mandop.

“One NOKIA Mobile Handset having Voda SIM No 9774079581 was recovered from his possession”.

Immediately, the commando team raided the house of Laishram Ibungo Singh and found the 17 Hand Grenades from the Rice granary of Laishram Ibungo Singh (36) son of (L) L Bheigya Singh of Heirok Part-II Devi Mandop and he was also arrested”, it said.

“One KECHAODA Mobile Hand Set with two SIM Cards i.e. (1) Mobile No. 97748780309(Voda) and (2) 8575298819(Aircel) were also recovered from his possession”, it said.

The statement continued, “On questioning, Laishram Ibungo Singh disclosed that the said hand grenades were handed over to him by one Laishram Maimu Singh (34) son of L Janmanjoy Singh of Heirok Part-II Devi Mandop and immediately, the commandos raided the house of Laishram Maimu Singh and he was also arrested”.

“On questioning Laishram Maimu Singh, he disclosed that the Hand Grenades so recovered are delivered to him by one Moirangthem Inaobi alias Rocky (32), son of N Jambu Singh of Heirok Part-II Devi Mandop, s/s District commander and finance secretary of Prepak (Pro) to carry out extortion and other prejudicial activities”, the release said.

Meanwhile the statement has further said that commandos of the district had conducted a search operation at Lilong Bazar and arrested two known cadres of PULF (Keshorjit & Chandro Faction) namely Md Sirajur Rahaman (27), son of (L) Md Siraj Ahamed of Lilong Yangbi Leikai and Md Alaoddin alias Iboyai (38), son of Md Abdul Ali of Lilong Turel Ahanbi at about 10:30 am, today.

One A-Star Car B/No.WB-068/1843 was also seized from the possession of Md. Sirajur Rahaman, the statement said.


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