Four Militants of NSCN(IM) arrested by Manipur Police in Thoubal district – Report

Thoubal district: Manipur police arrested four NSCN(IM) militants and four SSBL guns and one weapon was recovered from then during this operation. It is said that three cadres of NSCN(IM) and one sympathiser was apprehended from different locations of Thoubal district following three search operations by the Police of Manipur which was reported by a Police official on Thursday. Around 3 am a search operation was conducted by the police team commandos at Tuisem Village on Wednesday which is led by SP M Pradeep, it can be seen that seven persons were apprehended for failing to prove the identity by submitting the proper authentic identity papers.

Four Militants of NSCN(IM) arrested by Manipur Police in Thoubal district

Four Militants of NSCN(IM) arrested by Manipur Police in Thoubal district
Four Militants of NSCN(IM) arrested by Manipur Police in Thoubal district

The Police officer said that out of the seven apprehended, three of them turned out to be former members of NSCN(IM). They are suspected before confirmation and are sent to Pallel Police Station for verification. Later, four SSBL guns and one weapon were recovered from those people during the operation. There is another operation carried out on Wednesday at Khangshim village in Thoubal district. Along with them one sympathiser and a captain of this militant unit were also arrested with them.

Other Operations

The Police official said about this as “The duo has been identified as Hongsha, 32, and self-styled Captain AshangHongsha, 42, of the same village, the police officer said. Hongsha was in constant touch with cadres stationed at Dimapur’s Hebron Camp. The commando team also recovered one. 38 pistol with four live rounds and one mobile handset.”

Meanwhile on the other side, another Police team carried a search at Serou locality which leads an arrest of yet another two cadres of the same unit outfit identified as Bungdon Bingham of 29 years old and Setlun Shungjong of 23 years old. The state force had managed to recover the weapons and pistols from them also, it is said that the state force managed to recover 32 Pistols which are loaded with one live round as per the Police officials. They were sent to the Pallel Police Station for the further verifications and the confirmation about them will be announced soon by the police officials.

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