Imphal: A combined team of Kakching Commando Unit and 39 Assam rifles has arrested one Sgt. Major including a female active cadre of proscribed militant outfit KYKL from Wangoo Lamkhai near Wangoo out Post on Friday around 3:20 pm.
The arrested persons have been identified as Sgt. Major Thounaojam Roben Singh @ Sunil (32), son of Th. Suren Singh of Hojai Goungor Cachan, Assam and Laishram Linthoinganbi @ Linthoi (24), daughter of L. Mohon Singh of Chairel Mayai Leikai.
According to Police sources, at around 2:00 pm, a reliable information was received that some active cadres of proscribed outfit KYKL in and around Kakching Lamkhai area for committing prejudicial activities.
Acting on the information, the combined team under the command of OC-CDO Unit/Kakching Inspector Md Abash Khan and under the supervision of ASP (Ops)/Kakching Ksh. Manihar Singh and under the overall Supervision SP/Kakching Victoria Yengkhom conducted frisking and checking at Kakching Lamkhai area.
During the course, two unknown people were noticed coming by foot from the direction of Pallel towards Kakching Lamkhai and on seeing the combined teams they became suspicious and were noticed by the frisking teams.
On their suspicious mannerism, they were detained for verification of their identity, strictly under the SOP of Covid-19, the source added.
The source further said that on verification, one of the unknown persons identified himself as Thounaojam Roben Singh @ Sunil, an active cadre of KYKL and holding the rank of Sgt. Major.
During body searches, one Mobile phone (one Samsung mobile Model No.SM-B110E/D) and a currency note of Rs. 10000 (Myanmar currency) were found from his right side pocket of trouser.
Roben disclosed that he joined the outfit in 2006 through one Premjit of Jakhi Nagor, Assam of the said outfit and was trained for 45 days basic military training under Army No.343 in 2066 at Minda, Myanmar. Roben also disclosed that he worked under the command of one S/S 2nd Lt. Dilip in party affairs.
The another unknown person also identified herself as Laisharam Linthoinganbi @ Linthoi, an active cadre of said outfit.
She disclosed that she joined the outfit in 2017 through one S/S Sgt. Uriba of the said outfit and worked under the command of S/S Officer Yaiphabi in the party affairs since 2017 till date, the source added.
The source also said that from the above facts and circumstances, they were arrested at the spot at around 3:10 pm and 3.15 pm respectively by observing formalities.
The mobile phone and Myanmar Currency noted above were also seized from the possession of Thounaojam Roben Singh at 3.20 pm.
The arrested persons along with the seized articles along with a copy of arrest memo are handed over to Kakching Police Station for taking further necessary legal action, the source added.