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Manipur: UTRA chief nabbed in Churachandpur district

One Point 22 pistol with seven live rounds, one Chinese hand grenade and a mobile phone were recovered from the apprehended insurgent.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 19 Apr 2022, 6:34 pm

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The Churachandpur battalion AR under the aegis of IGAR (South) in a joint operation with 165 Infantry battalion (TA) and Manipur police on Tuesday apprehended the chief of proscribed group United Tribal Revolutionary Army (UTRA) in Dampi village of Churachandpur district, stated a release issued by IGAR (South).

Based on a tip-off, troops of AR and Manipur Terriers along with Manipur police launched an operation which led to the apprehension, it stated.

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It stated that one Point 22 pistol with seven live rounds, one Chinese hand grenade and a mobile phone were recovered from the apprehended insurgent.

The apprehended insurgent and the seized items were handed over to Churachandpur police station for further investigation, it added. 

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First published:19 Apr 2022, 6:34 pm

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