Northeast

More KIA extortionists arrested

Churachandpur police arrested KIA members involved in extorting money from chiefs of different villages in Churachandpur district.

ByChurachandpur Correspondent

Updated 28 Jul 2022, 4:46 am

(Photo: IFP)
(Photo: IFP)

Members of Kuki Independent Army (KIA), a non SoO group, who were involved in extorting money from chiefs of different villages of Churachandpur district were arrested by Churachandpur police on Wednesday.

District police stated that based on a tip-off, Churachandpur police arrested one Thangminlal Simte, 25, son of late Siamgin from Gouthang Village in Henglep. He was arrested at Old Bazaar Churachandpur at around 1 pm on Wednesday, it added.

Advertisement

Also Read: Two extortionists arrested in Churachandpur

The police also seized a sum of Rs 20,000 which was believed to be a part of the extorted money from chiefs of different villages in Churachandpur, it mentioned.

It continued that based on the disclosure of Thangminlal, the police also arrested his senior cadre Thangkhomang Haokip, 39, son of Hemjangam Haokip from Gouthang Village. Thangkhomang Haokip was arrested from Renkai road near Barber shop along with a sum of Rs 15,000 which was believed to be part of the extorted money as well, it added.

Advertisement

Based on the disclosure of the two arrested individuals, the police also arrested one more KIA member namely Letminthang Haokip, 37, son of Lunkhopao Haokip from Munnoum Village from his residence, it stated.

Also Read: Two men arrested for extortion in Chandel district

Advertisement

First published:27 Jul 2022, 5:32 pm

Tags:

arrestChurachandpurextortionKIA

Churachandpur Correspondent

Churachandpur Correspondent

Churachandpur district, Manipur

Advertisement

Top Stories

Loading data...
Advertisement

IFP Exclusive

Loading data...
Advertisement

Feedback

Have a complaint, a suggestion or just some feedback about our content? Please write to onlineifp@gmail.com and we’ll do our best to address it.