Four militants including woman cadre arrested

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IMPHAL, Oct 14: Security forces have nabbed four militant cadres including a woman cadre during seperate counter insurgency operations in the past two days from the State.

An active woman cadre of the proscribed outfit KCP (MC) was arrested by a combined team of the Bishnupur district police commando unit including women police and the 2 JAKLI during a counter insurgency operation yesterday.

According to a PRO police statement, she was arrested from the general area of Thinungei Mayai Leikai.

It has identified the arrested woman as Laishram (o) Leibaklei Leima, 68 wife of (L) L Babu Meitei of Thinungei Mayai Leikai.

Incriminating articles were seized from her possession and further investigation revealed that she was involved in extortion of money from the general public for KCP (MC), it said.

A case has been registered at Bishnupur Police station and investigation is going on.

Meanwhile, the PRO IGAR (s) has said in a press statement that troops of the 12 BIHAR of 9 Sector AR launched an operation in the general area of Uchiwa Mayai Leikai and apprehended a PREPAK cadre on October 13.

It further identified the arrested person as Mayengbam Naoba Singh alias Suresh, son of M Tombi Singh of Uchiwa Mayai Leikai.

He has been handed over to the Mayang Imphal Police Station, it said.

In another operation launched jointly by troops of the 30 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector AR along with Imphal East Police Commandos in the general area of Sekta and Yurabung Nunggoi Litan Makhong, the combined team apprehended two PREPAK (PRO) cadres on October 13 and 14, it continued.

They are identified as s/s sgt maj, Ningthonjam Sharat Chandra Singh alias Ibungo, 31, son of Ningthoujam Shamu Singh of Sekta Mayai Leikai, Sawombung and s/s pvt, Ngairangbam Chingkheihunba alias Nanao Singh, 31, son of Ng Ibotombi of Yurabung Panthoibi Leirak, Imphal East.

A .32 Pistol along with 3 live rounds, 3 demands letters of PREPAK (PRO) and a Mobile Handset were recovered from the two, it said before adding that the two arrested along with the recovered items have been handed over to the Lamlai Police Station.

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