IMPHAL, March 29: Security forces have arrested six cadres belonging to different underground outfits from the state in the past two days from counter insurgency operations.
In the first incident, a team of the Imphal East District police commandos apprehended one cadre of under ground PLA identified as Takhellambam Ranabir alias Bobo Singh, 37, s/o T Thoiba Singh of Wangjing Sorokhaibam leikai yesterday afternoon from the GM hall Tata Magic parking.
According to an official statement of the SP Imphal East, the arrested person was interrogated and it has been revealed that he is an active member of the under ground PLA and involved in extortion of money from different vehicle owners.
One mobile phone (YXTEL) dual sim with two sim cards were recovered from his possession, it added.
Further, on the same day another team of Imphal east district police commandos apprehended one more cadre of PLA identified as Narengbam Shyamkumar Singh, 46, s/o late N Itobi Singh of Wangjing Sk Leikai from the Tata Magic Parking at Wangjing at around 3 pm at the instance of the formerly arrested Takhellambam Ranabir alias Bobo Singh, besides the police were able to recovere one mobile phone (Nokia) with Sim card.
Further during on the spot verification, it was revealed that the arrested person also belongs to the under ground PLA and to be involved in various forms of extortions of money from different vehicle owners, the release added.
In another incident, a combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and personnel of 43 Assam Rifles apprehended one cadre of the under ground KCP (MC) Lamyanba Khuman faction identified as Maisnam Ningol Lukram Ongbi Ranjita Devi, 37, w/o L Paka Singh of Kachi Khun from Kanglatombi bazaar during a specific joint operation conducted around the area on March 26 evening.
According to an official release of Sr. SP Imphal West, during spot verification, it has been revealed that she joined the outfit in the month of January last year through one Chingshanglakpa alias Chaothoi and is presently working in finance section of the outfit under the command of Chingshanglakpa alias Chaothoi.
Further, the combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and a column of 43 Assam Rifles acting on a credible information able to arrested three cadres of under ground ULTA during search operations conducted yesterday early morning at Kanglatombi Bazar area.
According to a release, the three arrested UTLA cadres are identified as Lamyougin Singson alias Gougin, 18, s/o Paolen Singson of Khonom Phai (Saikul), Chungjalal Singson alias Aneo, 30, s/o late Lhunkholam Singson of Keithelmanbi Tuinom and Thanglenmang Sitlhou alias Maimang, 21, s/o Lutkho Sitlhou of Keithelmanbi (KMC).
The official release further mentioned that, on spot verification Thanglenmang Sitlhou alias Mamang disclosed that he joined the outfit in the month of January last year through one Robert Mamang working as guard of defense secretary. Further, the arrested cadres also informed to the security forces that, they were involved were involved in snatching of arms and ammunitions from the personnel of IRB. Two Chinese hand Greandes and seven live rounds of AK-47 ammunitions were seized from their possessions, the statement added.