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Member of UG outfit arrested in Imphal East

A team of special commando unit, Khabeisoi at Takhel Makha Leikai, Imphal East, arrested a cadre of an underground outfit.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 13 Dec 2022, 4:06 pm

(Representational Image: Unsplash)
(Representational Image: Unsplash)

One member of the proscribed Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) outfit was arrested by a team of special commando unit, Khabeisoi at Takhel Makha Leikai, Imphal East around 11.45 am Monday.

The arrested person has been identified as one Pukhrambam Puninchandra Singh, 42, son of P Hemanta Singh from Takhel Makha Leikai Imphal East, police said.

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The police said he was arrested by the team led by OC special commando unit, Khabeisoi under the guidance of SP/Railway, in-charge special commando unit, khabeisoi Th Krishnatombi Singh, after receiving a tip-off from 4 Assam Rifle about the movement of one suspected person of KYKL at the mentioned area.  

According to the police, Puninchandra claims to be a cadre of KYKL outfit. He joined in the year 1998 of April through one Khamba, a self-styled lance corporal of the outfit and received basic military training at Khoupum Tampak  2nd batch.

It was further revealed that he was working under the command of Chapba Potsangbam, a self-styled 2nd lieutenant of KYKL, the police said. 

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Accordingly, he was arrested by observing formalities and handed over to Lamlai Police Station for further necessary legal action, the police added.

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