Four nabbed for possessing arms cache in Manipur

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Imphal (Manipur), May 2 (ANI): Security forces have arrested four suspects after seizing arms during a combing operation here.

A joint team of police, paramilitary and army personnel conducted the raid in Laphupat Tera, Khordak, Nongmaikhong and Bishenpur Districts of the state.

The haul included four AK-47 assault rifles, eight bombs and two Chinese hand grenades.

"They have admitted that they are sympathisers and harbourers of People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK). They transport weapons and help the PREPAK in these areas," said K. Jhalajit Singh, Additional Superintendent of Police.

Formed under the leadership of R.K.Tulachandra on on October 9, 1977, the People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) is an armed insurgent group in Manipur demanding a separate and independent homeland. (ANI)

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