Imphal: Acting on a tip off, a combined team of Imphal West Commando and 15 Assam Rifles arrested an active cadre of proscribed militant outfit PREPAK-PRO from Seijang Village in Imphal East on Monday around 5:30 pm.
The arrested cadre has been identified as Ingudam Ingocha @ Borobi Singh (43), son of (L) I. Mego Singh of Seijang Makha Leikai, Imphal East.
The combined team also recovered one Chinese hand grenade, four detonators, two nine volt batteries connectors, three circuits, two PEK cake of 260 grams each, three bunches of wires, around 700 grams of TNT explosive powders and other explosive materials and one mobile handset from his possession that were used in attacking security forces of Lamlai, Yaingangpokpi.
On verification, Ingocha disclosed that he started working with one Lalgamba, who works at the Finance Department of the outfit since February, 2020.
The arrested member of the outfit and the seized items has been handed over to Yaingangpokpi Police Station where a case is registered for further investigation.