Imphal, November 20 2017: Assam Rifles today claims arrest of two persons who are responsible for the November 13 IED blast at Mahamani Village in Chandel district.
A statement by PRO (IGAR-S) said that the two perpetrators were arrested in a combined effort by the AR and the Chandel Police in support of the Civil Society Organisations and community leaders of Chandel Two AR personnel were killed, six other injured in the blast which was later claimed by armed rebel group PLA/RPF.
Civil society organisations of the district had condemn the blast by staging series of protest against such attack.
“With the relentless joint efforts of 18 Assam Rifles, Chandel Police and local residents, the two individuals who executed the blast have been nabbed and are presently in police custody.
Both have confessed to their crime.
Items used to execute the said action have also been seized”, the PRO statement said.
Source: Imphal Times