IMPHAL, July 18: Acting on specific input 5 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Red Shield Division alongwith 28 Assam Rifles in a joint operation apprehended a PULP cadre near Keirao AwangLeikai, Imphal East district today, said a PIB (Defence Wing) release.
According to the release, the apprehended person has been identified as MD Babool alias Akhtar, son of MD Nasif Ali of Keirao AwangLeikai, Imphal East district. He is a trained cadre of the underground outfit, PULF and was involved in extortion related activities. He was later handed over to Irilbung Police Station.
Further, in another operation based on sacrifice information, Tamenglong Battalion of the Division recovered arms and ammunition from the house of David loverson, an NSCN (K) cadre, it said.
One .38 Smith & Wilson Revolver (American made) with twenty four rounds and one 9 mm auto pistol with 14 rounds were recovered from the site. The cadre was absconding during the time of search, it added.