Two PREPAK (Pro) cadres arrested

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Imphal: A unit of Imphal East district police commando arrested two active members of a proscribed underground outfit PREPAK (Pro) along with cash of Rs 1 lakh from Wangkhei Ningthem Pukhri Mapal Pebam Leirak on Sunday morning.

The arrested persons belonged to Imphal East. They have been identified as one Moirangthem Sanajaoba Meitei, 34, son of late M. Premjit Meitei of  Khongman Atom Leirak, Zone-IV and Takhellamabam Johnson Meitei, 32, son of late T. Lokendro Meitei of Kongba Khunou Mayai Leikai.

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The two militants were arrested after they were detained for frisking and checking, police said.

On questioning they disclosed that they are active members of PREPAK (Pro) and involved in extortion of money from the general public, government offices for raising fund of the outfit. About a week ago they both went to a residence at Wangkhei Ningthem Pukhri Mapal and made monetary demand for a sum of Rs 1 lakh, it added.

The commando team seized two mobile phone, two aadhaar cards and one scooter from their possession.

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The arrested persons along with the seizures have been handed over to Porompat Police station for further necessary legal action.

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