Police commandos arrest two militants in Manipur

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Imphal, Apr 27 (ANI): Police have arrested two commandoes of the banned People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) during a counter-insurgency operation here in Imphal.

The rebels, who were arrested a day earlier, were produced before a designated court and also the media on Monday.

The security personnel also recovered some arms and allied explosives, which included two Chinese hand grenades, six live rounds of AK-36 and mobile handset.

Imphal West Range Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) A K Jahlajit Singh stated that based on specific intelligence inputs about PREPAK cadres loitering in the vicinity of the All India Radio (AIR) station, the commandos swooped into action and nabbed the rebels.

The two arrested persons have been identified as K Shantikumar Singh alias S K Singh and S Amuba Singh alias Amu Singh.

"On their body search, we got two hand grenades and six live rounds of AK-36. They disclosed that they were on a mission to lob a hand grenade at the residence of one, H Joydev Sharma in Imphal West," said A K Jahlajit Singh.

"They further disclosed that they had committed a hand grenade lobbing at the residence of the owner of the Hoakip Travels on the ninth of April this month," he added. (ANI)

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