IMPHAL, November 6: Troops of the 16 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended a PLA/RPF cadre from Keibi Makhai Leikai on November 5 in an operation in general area of Keibi village, said a press release by PRO, IGAR (South).
It said, the apprehended person was identified as No. 2089, Batch No. 02 of 2007, Athokpam Naoba alias Naren, 25, son of Athokpam Ibohanbi Singh from Keibi Kumuda, P.O. Lamlong, P.S. Sagolmang, Imphal East district.
Four live rounds of 7.62mm were recovered from his possession and he has been handed over to Sagolmang Police Station along with the recovered items, said the press release.
Meanwhile, 40 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles conducted an Ex-Servicemen meet at Singjamei COB on the same day at 10 a.m.
It said, the meet was conducted with an aim to apprise the Ex-servicemen about the various schemes being provided by the Central and State Governments for their welfare, to provide a platform to the ex-servicemen to project their problems and to suggest appropriate solutions for the same.
The meet was participated by 72 ex-servicemen and inaugurated by Officiating Commander, HQ 9 Sector Assam Rifles, said the press release.