IMPHAL, November 12: On November 10, a team of the District Police Commando, Imphal East launched a counter insurgency operation in and around Khurai Lamlong area and arrested one active cadre of KCP (MTF), namely, Elangbam Kesho alias Priyo, 41, son of E Dijamani Singh of Lamjao Awang Leikai from the south eastern side of Chairen Thong, according to a statement of the PRO Police.
Incriminating articles were seized from his possession, it said
Investigation revealed that, he was involved in extortion of money from the general public, private firms and government offices for raising fund of the said organisation, it said.
A case has been registered at Porompat Police Station and investigation is going on, it said.
Further according to the statement, the next day, based on a reliable information, a team of District Police Commando, Imphal West conducted cordon and search operation in and around Khagempali Huidrom Leikai area.
During the operation, one active cadre of UNLF organisation, namely, Huidrom
Ajit Singh alias Langdai, 41, son of H Sarat Singh of Khagempali Huidrom Leikai was arrested from his residence, it said.
Investigation revealed that, he along with his associates were planning to explode IEDs in Imphal area in connection with the forthcoming raising day of UNLF organisation, it said.
A case has been registered at Singjamei Police Station and investigation is going on, it said.