IMPHAL, October 14: A combined team of the CDO Imphal east, 23 Assam Rifles and 28 AR have arrested one KCP (MC) cadre identified as Shamchatshaban Pradip alias Pandit Singh, 26, s/o Sh Angou Singh of Uchon Mayai Leikai from the area and recovered one 9mm pistol mark as made in USA which was loaded with three live rounds, stated a press release of the SP Imphal east district.
It has also added that on verification, he disclosed that he was involved in extortion of money from the general public, government officials, businessmen etc and in the transportation of arms and ammunitions from one place to another.
Meanwhile, a press release of the Imphal west SSP has claimed that acting on credible information, a combined team of the Imphal west district CDOs and 28 AR arrested one active member of the UNLF from the Singjamei Thongam Leikai on October 13 at around 2:30pm.
It has also added that on spot verification, he disclosed that he joined the outfit in the year 2004 through one s/s lt Sinam Somendro alias William alias Ibungomacha of Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai and has been working under his command.
He was assigned to extort money from general public and RIMS for party fund of UNLF outlawed organization, it added.
Source: Imphal Free Press
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