In the aftermath of the June 4 ambush on an Army convoy in which 18 soldiers were killed, three militants, including two NSCN(K) insurgents, have been arrested in Manipur.
A self-styled 'chairman' of NSCN(K)'s 'Amamchat region', Khumlo Abi Anal, was nabbed by Imphal West district police commandos during a search operation in a super market under Lamphel police station on June 11, a press release issued by the Manipur police said.
He hails from Lambung village of Chandel district, the release said. The police commandos also arrested another NSCN(K) activist Pammei Kakilong alias Kaling 9310 of Chingkhulong village of Tamenglong district while conducting frisking at Sagolband Salam Leikai in Imphal West district on June 11, the release said.
In another search operation conducted jointly by Imphal East police commandos and 40 Assam Rifles at Kiyamgei village in Imphal East district on June 10 last, one Md Jahid Ali (22), an activist of outlawed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP-MC) outfit, was arrested, the release said.