URF cadres arrested


IMPHAL, February 28: A combined team of District Police Commando, Imphal East and 40 Assam Rifles arrested an active cadre of URF outfit from Khurai Sajor Leikai on Feb 27, a police release said.

The arrested person has been identified as Takhelmayum Ajit Meitei alias Ibomcha alias Lakpa, 27, son of T Kanto Meitei of Nongren Mayai Leikai.

One 9 mm pistol loaded with four live rounds was seized on his disclosure from his house, it said.

Follow up investigation led to the arrest of another cadre of URF outfit identified as Yogesh Gurung alias Udit, 19, son of Durba Gurung of Pangei Nepali Basti from Khurai Lamlong bazaar on the same day, it further said

Investigation revealed that, they extorted huge amount of money from the general public, Govt. offices, private firms etc for raising fund of URF outfit, it said.

A case has been registered at Porompat PS and investigation is going on, it added.


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