Arrested KCP cadre confirms KCP hand in Reliance killing:police


IMPHAL, April 16: In a major breakthrough in the recent Reliance caretaker killing, an arrested cadre of the KCP admitted to police his party was responsible.
Security forces have arrested a cadre of the KCP President group who has declared that cadres of the proscribed organization were involved in the killing of a caretaker of a Reliance mobile tower.
According to an official release of the SP, Imphal East district, on April 13, a team of CDO/ Imphal East had arrested a KCP (president group) cadre identified as Huinigsungbam Suresh alais Kalambus alias Lion Meitei, 19, s/o laye H Tomba of Singjamei Chingamakha Kshetri Leikai from the eastern side of Thambalkhong bridge.
It further stated that on verification, the arrested cadre disclosed that he joined the proscribed organization through one Yaiphaba of Khongjom Sapam recently and is presently working under one Gunamani alias Guru of Thambalkhong Lisham Leikai of the organization.
The official release also claimed that the arrested youth has disclosed that two cadres of KCP (president group) identified as Gunamani alias Guru of Thambalkhong Laishram Leikai and Binita of Heirok shot dead the caretaker of the Reliance Mobile tower on April 4.
Further on the same day at about 4:30 pm, one PREPAK cadre identified as Saikhom Hemanta alias Rakesh Singh, 27, s/o S Amuba Singh of Nongmeibung Pung Makhaong was also arrested from Thambalkhong Laishram Leikai, the release maintained.
It also added that on verification, the arrested cadre disclosed that he joined the proscribed prepak organization in the month of March 2010 through one Khoisnam Kantruk alias Ibomcha of Nongmeibung and is presently working under the command of one Nongdamba of the party.
He also disclosed that he was involved in the extortion of money from the general public as well as transportation of the party’s arms and ammunition, the release added.
In the meantime, another release of the SP Thoubal Police has stated that on April 15 a combined team of CDO Thoubal and 28 AR, acting on information about the movement of valley based UG elements in the general area of Khangabok, conducted a search operation at the area.
During the search operation, one cadre of the KYKL identified as Laishram Brojen Meitei, 23, s/o L Satpa Meitei of Khangabok Meisnam Leikai was apprehended at about 5 pm and recovered one Nokia handset having SIM no 9862267324.
The official release further stated that, on verification the arrested person reveal that he had joined the KNA (U) in the month of July 2010 through one Romee of Khurai Heikru Makhong and was arrested in the same month by a team of CDO Imphal East.
He also stated he joined the KYKL in the month of 2011 through one Longjam Tompok Singh alias Tiger of Pichu Lampak and to be working in the finance section of the organization, it maintained.
The release further added that in a follow up action of his arrest, the combined team arrested Longjam Tompok Singh alias Tiger, 32, s/o L Chaoba Singh of Pichu Lampak from his house.


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