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Five militants arrested in Manipur

Five militants belonging to different organisations have been arrested from different places in Manipur, police said today.

india Updated: Nov 18, 2010 12:42 IST
PTI

Five militants belonging to different organisations have been arrested from different places in Manipur, police said today.

Sources said Assam Rifles personnel arrested a member of banned People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (Vice Chairman faction)--PREPAK-VC, identified as T Ojit (38) from Sekamaijin area in Thoubal district last evening.

In another search operation, a militant of Kangleipak Communist Party (Noyon) faction, identified as A Bir Singh (56), was arrested by the Assam Rifles from Kakching area yesterday in Thoubal district, sources said adding one 9 mm pistol was recovered from him.

In yet another search operation, police commandos arrested two militants of Kangleipak Communist Party (Lalheiba faction) identified a K Naoba (22) Kh Raghu (49) from Nongren area in Imphal east district yesterday, sources said.

Commandos also arrested a member of People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak identified as N Lokeshore (40) from Thongju area in Imphal east district yesterday, sources said adding that all the five militants have been handed over to nearby police stations for further investigation.

First Published: Nov 18, 2010 12:39 IST