`Arrested UGs admit to extortion`


IMPHAL, July 5: Security forces have arrested three persons belonging to different UG groups from various parts of the state.

Imphal East Police Commandos today arrested one PREPAK (GS) cadre, identified as one Laikhuram Pritobrata alias Nanao alias Hotenao alias Lakpa, 26, s/o (late) L Samungou of Kongba Khaidem Leikai from Kongpal Bridge at 5:30 am.

According to a release of the SSP Imphal East, the arrested person disclosed that he was involved in  extrotion from the general public and also in hurling hand grenades and transportation of arms and ammunitions.

In another incident, Thoubal Police Commandos arrested one KYKL cadre from Ningel village on July 4 at 2:50 pm, identified as one Moirangthem Ningthembi Singh alias Ningthem alias Roshan, 32, s/o Moirangthem Shyamkanhai Singh of Ningel Maning Leikai.

One 9mm pistol along with magazine containing two live rounds were recovered from his possession, informed a release of SP Thoubal.

43 Assam Rifles apprehended one KRF cadre, identified as one s/s sergeant major T Dinten Doungel, 25, s/o Paolen Doungel, r/o Saparmaina today in a joint operation with Imphal west police commandos.

One revolver with incriminating documents were recovered from the possession of the apprehendee, said a release of PRO PIB (Defence Wing).


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