Imphal: Imphal West district police arrested two active cadres of insurgent group, Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) (Kasom faction) from Kanglatongbi Santipur under the jurisdiction of Sekmai Police station Wednesday.
The arrested person was identified as Samson Kamei, 42, son of Jaolung Kamei of Kambiron Village, Noney District and Jona Thaimei alias Paojendao Thaimei, 38, son of late Khamdinlun Thaimei of Khoupum village, Noney.
They were arrested along the National Highway (Imphal-Dimapur) road while coming in a Maruti Gypsy bearing registration number MN07D- 3243 at Kanglatongbi Santipur, Imphal West district.
They disclosed that they are the members of ZUF (Kasom Faction) and working under the commando of military chief of ZUF, A Longmei alias Dihem. They told police that they were coming from Dimapur after meeting with their commander.
One 0.32 pistol; one magazine and 60 ammunition of 0.32 were found concealed inside the hose pipe cover of the vehicle.
They disclosed that the arms and ammunitions were handed over to them to be used for organisational activities, police said.
The arrested persons along with the seizures were handed over to Sekmai police station for further investigation, it added.