Monday, October 2, 2023

2 involved in planting IED in Imphal arrested


Two cadres of the armed rebel group –United National Liberation Front (UNLF) –involved in planting an IED in Imphal area were nabbed, officials said on Monday.
The cadres were identified as Kshetrimayum Bhogendro Singh alias Yaiphaba (41) of Khongman Zone-III of Imphal East district and Aheibam Nabin Singh (48) of Thangmeiband Yumnam Leikai of Imphal West district. They were arrested by a team of Imphal West police commandos from their respective houses on Sunday, said Imphal West SP Ksh Shivakanta.
Addressing a news conference here, the SP claimed that Ksh Bhogendro was directly involved in the planting IED at Singjamei Chingamakha on September 8 last.
While Aheibam Nabin, was nabbed in a follow up operation based on the disclosure made by Bhogendro, the SP said.
The arrested alleged cadres and the seized items were handed over to Singjamei police station for further investigation and necessary legal action, the SP informed.


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