IMPHAL | July 29, 2019: A combined team of NIA, 6 Assam Rifles, 30 Assam Rifles and Manipur Police commandos arrested a cadre of the banned People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak-Red Army (PREPAKP-RA) group with a huge cache of arms on Saturday.

Imphal East SP Yogeshchandra Singh said, “Based on specific inputs, a
combined team of NIA, 6 and 30 Assam Rifles and Manipur Police commandos launched a search operation in the Wangkhei-Kongba area of
Imphal East district and arrested a PREPAK-RA rebel.”

The rebel has been identified as Leimapokpam Ibomcha Singh. He was arrested at the Kongba Ayangpalli Road Crossing near Manipur Rural Bank at 5.15pm and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from him, Singh added

One AK Rifle along with a magazine, 1 Lethod Gun, 2.9 mm pistols with four magazines, 43 live rounds of AK-56 live ammunitions and seven live rounds of 9mm ammunition were recovered from his possession.