Active members of proscribed outfits arrested; arms and ammunition seized

TMB Report

Imphal: A combined team of Bishnupur Commando and 31 Assam Rifles has arrested an active member of proscribed militant outfit Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) from Ngangkhalawai in Bishnupur District on Wednesday around 10 am.

The arrested was identified as Moirangthem Naotomba @ Sanjit @ Ronaldo Singh (31 years), son of Moirangthem Nilamani Singh of Ngangkhalawai Awang Leikai, and his army no. of the outfit is 456 of 25th batch.

On the other hand, a combined team of Bishnupur Commando and 31 Assam Rifles also arrested an active member of proscribed militant outfit United Komrem Revolutionary Army (UKRA), a hill based organised, from Munnom Village in Churachandpur District on the same day around 10.50 am.

The arrested individual was identified as Lenminthang Kom @ Tom (32), son of Abum Kom of  Munnom Village under Moirang Police Station in Churchandpur District.

The combined team also seized one country made .32 pistol with one magazine loaded with 2 live rounds of .32 ammunition.

Two different cases have been registered at Moirang Police station and investigation is underway.

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