UG cadres held: Police


IMPHAL, April 21: Based on a reliable information, a combined team of District Police Commando, Bishnupur, 34 Assam Rifles, 42 Assam Rifles and 165 T.A Battallion (H&H) Assam Rifles conducted frisking and checking at Wangoo area on April 19 at 11.00 am and arrested one Corporal of UNLF identified as Ningthoujam Priyananda Singh alias Amutombi alias Laidaba, 30, son of N Muhindro Singh of Kongba Nongthombam Leikai at present Wangoo Parking, informed a statement of the PRO Police.

It said one .32 Pistol along with Magazine loaded with two live rounds of .32 ammunition and one Chinese Hand Grenade were seized from his possession.

It continued investigation revealed that he was actively involved in attacks at security forces at various places.

A case has been registered at Kumbi Police Station and investigation is going on, it said.

It also said that based on a reliable information that some active members of National Revolutionary Front of Manipur, a faction of KCP are loitering in and around Tera Sadokpam Leikai area on April 18 at around 4:30 pm, a team of District Police Commando, Imphal West conducted intensive frisking and checking at the said area and arrested two active members of the organisation, namely, Nonthongbam Lakhen Singh, 45, son of N Nodia Singh of Ghari Makha Leikai and Nongmeikapam Sanjoy Singh alias Amuba, 47, son of (L) N Brajabidhu Singh of Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai.

Investigation revealed that they had served demand letters to various Government Offices and NGOs in Imphal West District, it said.

One pulsar motorcycle bearing registration No MN-05B/1696 along with incriminating articles were seized from their possession, it said.

A case has been registered at Lamphel Police Station and investigation is going on, it said.


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