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Assam Rifles apprehend two in Manipur

IMPHAL: Troops of the 45 Assam Rifles apprehended one NRFM cadre on October 3 at Pangai area. Based on specific intelligence regarding movement of a UG cadre, AR troops established a vehicle check post and apprehended the cadre, a press release from PRO, IGAR (South) informed. The apprehended cadre, identified as Santa Yumlembam (28), revealed that he had been providing administrative support to NRFM Chief and had also received order from NRFM chief to collect money from various businessmen, contractors, and government department, according to the release. The cadre was handed over to the Heingang Police Station.

In another incident, troops of 24 Assam Rifles apprehended an individual along with illegal wildlife product on October 3 at Khudengthabi. The apprehended person was identified as Inaotomba (31), from whom one Turtle weighing around 1.198 Kg, worth Rs. 20,000 was recovered, the PRO said. The apprehended person alongwith the recovered item has been handed over to the Forest Department, Imphal, it added.


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