Arrested PLA members brought back to India from Myanmar

Five PLA members, imprisoned in Mandalay, were brought back to Imphal on Tuesday and were transported to 7th MR on a Prisoners Van from the Imphal airport, sources said.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 17 Dec 2021, 10:09 am

(Photo: IFP)

(Photo: IFP)

As many as five members of the proscribed People's Liberation Army (PLA) outfit of Manipur who were reportedly arrested by the Myanmar Army and kept imprisoned at Monia in Mandalay, Myanmar were transported back into the country. They were brought back in an Indian Air Force plane which landed at Bir Tikendrajit International Airport, Imphal around 11 am on Wednesday.

The prisoners, who were arrested in August, held ranks within the PLA outfit, as per sources. As per their passports, they have been identified as one Naredra Nongmaijing ,45, son of Hangoijao of Kumbi; Loitongbam Rajkumar ,46, son of Kalibabu of Lakhinagar Mayai Leikai, Lakhipur Cachar; Thokchom Kalasana ,53, son of Tomba of Langmeidong Mayai Leikai; Salam Somendra , 34, son of (L)Dhananjoy of Tokpa Ching Mahadeva Mamang Leikai and Chaoren Rohen ,45, son of Gourasing of Changangei Uchekon.

The five PLA members after landing at the airport were further transported to 7th MR on a Prisoners Van, sources said.


First published:15 Dec 2021, 5:33 pm


IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

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