IMPHAL, August 13: At least three members of a militant group including a captain reportedly surrendered before the 9 AR post near IB Moreh yesterday morning around 11.
According to highly reliable sources, the surrendered cadres have been identified as self-styled captain Thangtillal Haokip, 65, (army No. 256) son of (L) H Haokip of Chakap village, Sugnu; self-styled sergeant major Mamang Haokip (army No 1561) son of Yamkholen Haokip of Naugkhei Kiokru Boksu police station, Salenpat Myanmar and self-styled private Sanatomba, 25, (army No.2134) son of (L) Nurdin of Moreh ward no. 5 under Moreh Police station.
Thanglilal brought along two hand grenades, Yamkholen one IED, a hand grenade, .32 pistol and Sanatomba one 9mm pistol along with magazine and two live rounds, and two hand grenade, the sources further said.