IMPHAL, September 11: Police arrested five functionaries of the JCILPS and raided their Nongmeibung head office raided.
Sources said that the functionaries of the JCILPS were arrested while they were attending a meeting convened at the Haobam Marak Irom Leikai residence of Ibotombi Khuman co-convenor of JCILPS around 5pm by a team of Imphal West district police. The meeting was reportedly held to decide on the further course of action of the ongoing movement of JCILPS.
The arrested leaders of JCILPS have been identified as Th Thabi and Sunil, members of the Publicity sub-committee JCILPS and its executives Rajen, O Premjit, P Arjun.
Later, around 8pm the office of the JCILPS, Nongmeibung was raided by the Imphal East district police led its SP.
During the raid the police team broke open the office before confiscating documents and others items in the presence of an executive magistrate.
Meanwhile, Police also reportedly approached the residences of other functionaries of the JCILPS. However, the motive behind these visits was not known.