IMPHAL, June 15: Security forces have a arrested the self styled chairman of proscribed outfit KCP (KK Nganba) identified as Chongtham Manglemjao alias KK Nganba from Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak.
He was arrested following a follow up action to the arrest of other cadres of the outfit on June 14.
According to a PRO Police press release, a combined team of Bishnupur District Police commando unit and a column of 6 AR conducted search operation in and around Moirang Bazar area on June 14 last.
During the search, an active cadre of the proscribed outfit KCP/KK Nganba identified as Naorem Ibomcha Singh, 38, son of N Kulachandra Singh of Tentha Khunjao was arrested, it said.
Following his disclosure, the commando unit of Bishnupur District Police rushed at RIMS road near Babina Diagnostic Centre and arrested two cadres of said KCP groups identified as Aheibam Dijen Singh alias Ahanmacha, 63, son of (L) A Shyamkishor Singh of Lilong Chajing, a self styled captain of KCP (KK Nganba) group and Chongtham Ibomcha Singh, 40, son of (L) Ch Mani Singh of Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak, it said.
Investigation revealed that Aheibam Dijen Singh alias Ahanmacha had served demand letters of the said outfit to general public and different Government employees, it said in a press release issued by PRO Police.
On further follow up action, Chongtham Manglemjao alias KK Nganba alias Koi alias Irabot, 62, son of (L) Ch Mani Singh of Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak, the self styled chairman of KCP (KK Nganba) group was also arrested from Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak, it said.
It said further stated that the same commando unit conducted search operation at Thangmeiband Tarung Village on June 13. During the search operation, one active member of KCP/Nando faction identified as Romeo alias Jackson alias Kanba alias Rosan Rongmei, 33, son of Lorence Rongmei of Thangmeiband Tarung village was arrested from his house.
Investigation revealed that he was involved in serving demand letters of KCP/Nando and extortion of money from the general public of Imphal areas, it said before adding that during follow up action, another cadre of KCP Nando faction identified as Aureng Shi Soprang, 48, son of (L) Aureng Shi Pulingba of Loukhong Village was also arrested from Loukhong Village.
Investigation revealed that he was involved in transportation of arms and ammunition of the outfit, it said.