IMPHAL, June 2: A combined team of Imphal East district police commandos women police, 7th Manipur rifle, 4th IRB, Irilbung police conducted a joint cordon and search operation at Uchekon Takgok Mapal and Yubaraj Palli today around 2.30 pm.
The massive operation conducted under the supervision of additional SP (operation) Imphal Wast Singhajit and led by officer in charge Imphal east commando P Achouba continued till around 5pm.
All residents including women between the age group of 18 to 50 years were called out and verified by the joint team.
However, no one was arrested during the joint operation.
Meanwhile, according to a press release of the PRO Police, on May 31, Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested one active member of the proscribed outfit PLA, identified as Longjam Lukhoi Meitei alias Bijen alias Inao, 32, son of L Itobi Meitei of Lamshang Akham Leikai from his house.
It said, on verification, he revealed that he works in Finance section of the outfit and was involved in extortion of money from shopkeepers, government employees and general public in Imphal areas and in transportation of arms and ammunition.
“On his disclosure, another active member of PLA, namely, Haokhom Inaocha Singh, 42, son of H Amuningthou Singh of Phumlou Siphai Maning Leikai was also arrested from Lamshinag Bazar on the same day.”
Further according to the press release, on further verification, the latter revealed that he was involved in planting of explosives and that he is an expertise in handling detonators.
“One Hero Honda, Ambition black in colour bearing regd. No. MN06S/4332 was seized from his possession,” said the release before adding a case has been registered at Lamshang Police Station and investigation is going on.