Extortionist held with small firearm from Wangoi

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IMPHAL, Jan 15: A combined team of District Police Commando, Imphal West and 12 Bihar Regiment conducted search operation in and around Wangoi bazaar on January 13 and an extortionist identified as Md. Indra Rahaman, 43, son of (l) Md Aton of Lilong

Atoukhong Mamang Leikai, according to a PRO Police statement.

From his possession, One 9mm pistol along with 2 (two) live rounds of 9mm ammunition was seized, it said.

Investigation revealed that he came to Wangoi Bazar to extort money from general public by showing the 9mm pistol. A case has been registered at Wangoi Police Station and investigation is going on, it said.

In another endeavour, on January 14, a team of District Police Commando, Imphal East arrested a s/s Lance Corporal of UNLF outfit, namely, Thangjam Premkumar Singh alias Chingkheihunba alias

Pishak, 35, son of Th. Ibai Angang Singh of Lamsang Haorang Sabal Leikai from Lairenpat road, it said. Investigation revealed that he had extorted huge amount of money from the general public, Government employees, Contractors etc. for raising fund of the UNLF outfit, according to the statement.

Incriminating articles were seized from his possession. A case has been registered at Irilbung Police Station and investigation is going on, it said.

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