Imphal: A special Khabeisoi commando unit of Manipur Police on Thursday apprehended an insurgent from Lamlong in front of Babu Hotel in Imphal East district.
A police report said, at about 11:30 am a specific input was received from 4th Assam Rifle regarding presence of one suspected person at the area of Lamlong. Acting on the information the team rushed to the said area and conducted searched operation.
During the search operation one unknown person was detained who identified himself as Ngangom Shanta alias Michael Meitei, 44, son of late Ngangom Krishna Meitei of Loushangkhong Awang Leikai Imphal East.
On further questioning, the detainee stated that he is an active cadre of a valley based outfit. He joined the proscribed outfit in 2018 through one Ranjit Singh of the group, the police report said
At present he is working under the organization. So he was arrested at the spot at 01:30 pm and handed over to Lamlai Police station for further necessary legal action against him, it added.