Police today apprehended three KCP (Lamyanba Khuman) cadres including two women who were instructed to extort money from the candidates who are contesting in the ensuing state assembly election.
The three extortionists were identified as Angom Roshni @ Anathoi Devi (19) D/O A.Tolangou Singh of Phayeng Sabal Leikai, Ningthoujam Nanao @ Bidyarani Devi (19) D/O ( L) N. Ingocha Singh of Phayeng Sabal Leikai and Thingujam Bijen Singh (48) S/O ( L) Th. Ibobi Singh of Mayang Langjing Taning Awang Leikai, Ex-Zilla Parisad.
Imphal West police team led by deputy superintendent of police (CDO) Rojit Irom and officer in charge (CDO), inspector Thaingampou under the supervision of additional superintendent of police (Ops)/ IW Dr S. Ibomcha Singh apprehended the three KCP cadres today morning.
The operation recovered one demand letter of KCP-LK and two hand grenades along with two detonators and 25 demand letters were recovered from Bidyarani.
According to police they had disclosed that Lamyanba Khuman @ Laishram Mangojao who is at present in Nepal instructed them to extort money from the candidates by serving the demand letters and to use the hand grenades to the candidates who do not comply. Roshni and Bijen had served demand letters to some government officials of Lamphel area. They were later handed over to Lamshang police station.