IMPHAL, March 26: A combined team of Imphal West Police Commandos and 40 AR under the supervision of Addl SP (Ops) Imphal West K Meghachandra arrested three members of KYKL on Tuesday. The three arrested are Soibam Ningol Memcha alias Ibema,35, daughter of late S Tombi Singh of Charangpat Mayai Leikai, Md Sakin Ahamad,26, son of Md Najiruddin of Sora Awang Leikai (driver of the seized Maruti Van) and Lourembam Dhiren Meitei,36, son of late L Ibocha Meitei of Taothong, Lamsang were arrested from Meitei Lamkhai Lilong Chajing along NH-2.
Three hand grenades with detonators, fifteen extortion letters of KYKL addressed to officials, businessmen and individuals, four mobile phones, a sum of Rs 2,000 along with a Maruti Van bearing registration number MNO4-9985 were recovered. A case has been registered at the Singjamei Police Station.
In another incident on Tuesday, Thoubal District Police commando team arrested an MRRF (Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front) cadre of the Len faction at the junction of Mayai Keithel, Yairipok. Athary Hormi Tangkhul, 36, son of A Kahaoson Tangkhul of Shungriphai village who was involved in extortion of money from the general public in and around Ningel,Chandrakhong and Mayai Keithel, Thoubal District was arrested during frisking at the junction. A case has been registered at Yairipok Police Station for investigation.
Meanwhile in a similar frisking conducted at Arapti Lamkhai, a Thoubal Police Commando team arrested a self-styled Lieutenant of UNLF, Ningthoujam Dhanajit alias Abotomba alias Bobby Singh,42, son of late N Jadumani Singh of Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai. A case was registered at Waikhong Police Station for investigation.