Imphal: Safety forces have arrested two insurgents of the proscribed group Folks’s Liberation Military (PLA) and a drug smuggler in separate operations carried out in Imphal East, Tengnoupal and Thoubal districts, respectively, on Monday, mentioned an official.
Within the first incident, Keithelmanbi Battalion of Assam Rifles underneath the aegis of IGAR (South) in two totally different joint operations with Manipur Police arrested two insurgents of proscribed group PLA in Leiranpat in Imphal East district and in Ringpam in Tengnoupal district, as per the official assertion.
It additional acknowledged that based mostly on particular inputs, Assam Rifles troops together with Manipur Police commandos launched operations and apprehended two energetic cadres of the PLA. Subsequently, each the apprehended insurgents have been handed over to Irilbung and Lamphel Police Stations for additional investigation.
In one other incident, Keithemanbi Battalion of Assam Rifles, underneath the aegis of IGAR (South), in a joint operation with Manipur Police apprehended a drug smuggler from Thoubal Mela Floor alongside Nationwide Freeway-102 in Thoubal district, it mentioned.
Based mostly on particular inputs, troops of Assam Rifles launched a joint operation with Manipur Police and arrested a drug smuggler together with 34 cleaning soap circumstances containing brown sugar amounting to roughly Rs 1.5 crore from a Maruti Ecco van.
The apprehended drug smuggler together with the recovered gadgets have been handed over to Thoubal Police Station for additional investigation, it added.
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