IMPHAL June 23: Discovering the movement of underground cadres in Khudengthabi area of Chandel district, troops of 31 Assam Rifles launched an operation in the said area and apprehended two cadres of the proscribed UNLF yesterday.
According to an official release, the apprehendees have been identified as Md Tomba, 22, s/o Naba Chawaba of Kwakta, Moirang and Tazimur Rehman, 22, s/o Enamuddin of ward no.5,Moreh.
One AK 56 rifle, 2 mobile phones and Rs.1,100 were recovered from the two who along with the recovered items were handed over to the Imphal West Police station.
In yet another incident, troops of 23 Assam Rifles launched an operation in the Nongda area of Ukhrul district and apprehended one cadre of KCP outfit yesterday, it added.
The cadre has been identified as Leishram Abungcha alias Shushil Singh, 23, s/o Laishram Yaibi Singh of Chingningkhok Maning Leikai. One mobile phone was recovered from him, stated the release.