Imphal, Oct 19: Seven militants were nabbed by troops of Assam Rifles (AR) and police in separate incidents during the past 24 hours.
PRO, Assam Rifles said AR troops launched operation in Bashikhong here yesterday and nabbed five People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK ) cadres identified as Koijam Pishak, Athokpam Loken Singh,Y Kiran Singh, Lourembam Rajen Singh and Saibam Ibotombi. One 9 mm pistol and four live rounds have been recovered from their possession.
In another incident, troops established mobile check post at Langol and Khunbi in Thoubal district and apprehended one People's Liberation Army (PLA) cadre identified as M Dilip Singh, who allegedly acted as guide for armed PLA cadres and provided them information of security forces movement, the PRO added.
Imphal East Police also nabbed a cadre of Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) yesterday.