IMPHAL, Dec 1: The troops of 16 AR of 10 Sector under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) launched an operation at Yaingangpokpi Awang Leikai of Imphal East district and apprehended one UNLF cadre on Nov 29, 2013. The apprehended UNLF was identified as Noaren Inao alias Tandon Macha, (army No 926), 35, son of Irabot Singh, and was handed over to Lamlai Police Station, it said a press release.
In the same press release, it is further said that 40 AR of 9 Sector under the same IG opened an Assam Rifles pavilion in the recently concluded Sangai festival for creating awareness among local populace.
The stall was established to showcase the history and contribution of Assam Rifles in Manipur, the release mentioned
Among the dignitaries that visited the Assam Rifles Pavilion such as the CM of Mandalay U Ye Myint, CM of Saigang Region U Thar Ay (Myanmar), CM of Manipur O Ibobi Singh, Lt Gen Sanjeev Chopra, Maj Gen Rajeev Chopra, IG AR (South), Brig M K Das, were prominent apart from various other dignitaries of other Para Military Forces.