<strong>Two active cadres of two different proscribed outfits arrested </strong>

Two active cadres of two different proscribed outfits arrested

TMB Report

Imphal: A team of Bishnupur Commando Unit has arrested two active cadres of two different proscribed outfits namely United People’s Party of Kangleipak (UPPK) and UNLF from two different places on Monday afternoon.

According to Police sources, acting on a tip off, a team of Bishnupur Commando Unit led by OC-CDO Unit/Bishnupur under the supervision of Additional SP (Ops)/Bishnupur Wangkhomba Okram rushed to Nambol Thongkha area and conducted a search operation in and around the said area.

During the search operation, one unknown person was detained for verification due to suspicious manners.

On spot verification, the unknown person identified himself as Kayenpaibam Somorjit Singh (26), son of (L) Kayenpaibam Shanti Singh of Konthoujam Makha Leikai, Imphal West a/p Terakhongshangbi Leimaram Leirak.

On further questioning, Sormorjit disclosed that he is an active cadre of the proscribed militant outfit UPPK.

He was arrested from Nambol Thongkha at around 12:05 PM by observing formalities, the source added.

The source further said that on follow up action, another person identified as Khangembam Sanjoy Singh (24), son of Khangembam Manglemba Singh of Kumbi Setapur Maning Leikai was also arrested on the same day from Bir Tikendrajit International Airport at around 2:00 pm.

On preliminary verification, Sanjoy disclosed that he is an ex-cadre of proscribe militant outfit URF and presently working in the Finance Department of the outfit UNLF in Imphal West District under the command of one Captain Ningthemba @ Ningba of the outfit UNLF.

Sanjoy further disclosed that he was involved in extortion of money from Imphal areas under the command of Captain Ningthemba of the said outfit.

The two arrested cadres have been handed over to Nambol Police Station.

A case has also been registered at Nambol Police Station for investigation, the source added.

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