IMPHAL: A combined team of Imphal West Police Commando has arrested an overground worker of proscribed militant outfit PREPAK (Pro) who planned to carry out multiple bomb blast in different Imphal areas along with 4 bombs on Monday evening.
The arrested miscreant has been identified as Sapam Romi @ Mocha Singh (40 years), son of (L) Sapam Ibobi of Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai, Imphal West.
According to police source, acting on a tip of movement of some proscribed militant outfit members at Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai area, a combined team of Imphal West Commando and Singjamei Police led by Additonal SP (Ops)/Imphal West Amarjit Lamabam and SDPO/Imphal West Bidhyapati Thingbaijam including women police personnel cordon the area and conducted search operation in which the overgound worker of the proscribed PREPAK (Pro) was arrested.
The combined team recovered 4 Chinese made hand grenade, 5 detonators and one mobile phones while thorough searching of the residence of the miscreant.
On further interrogation, the miscreant reveals that in he has been arrested for carrying out illegal activities for proscribe militant outfit KCP (MC) in 2012.
The miscreant also reveals that he was involved in extortion of money and planting of bombs for proscribed militant outfit PREPAK (Pro) under one Wangjam Premchand of Singjamei Waikhom Leikai of Imphal West in 2019.
The arrested miscreant and the recovered items has been handed over to SIngjamei Police Station where as case has been registered