3 extortionists nabbed with arms


Imphal: A team of Churachandpur police station nabbed members of Hmar People’s Convention-Democracy, HPC (D) Manipur region who were extorting money from people plying in vehicles along Churachandpur-Sugnu road, in Manipur.

The three extortionists were nabbed when the police acted on an information received at 9:10 pm of Saturday that some unknown persons holding arms were loitering around Muolvaiphei village near K.T.Spring, Churachandpur and extorting money from vehicles plying along the road.

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The three persons identified themselves to police as Lalramhlun Lungtau alias Daa alias Rama, 32, son of late Sapbiek of Rengkai Muolhluom, Churachandpur; Vanlalthang alias VL, 40, son of Sumneithang of Parbung, at present residing at Muolvaiphei, Churachandpur; and Lalthralhun Joute alias Lalthra, 37, son of Lailienthoun of Ngurte DLC Veng, Churachandpur, at present residing at Shan Veng, Rengkai, Churachandpur.

They admitted the police that they are members of HPC(D) Manipur region and extorted money from vehicles plying along Churachaur-Sugnu road by using arms.

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They were arrested from the spot at 10:10 pm, a police report said.

One Airsoft gun M4A1 with one magazine (without live rounds)one Smith and Wesson M & P 40.177 (4.5 mm caliber) BB Gun Air Pistol  with one magazine (without live round)and one holster were seized from the possession of Lalramhlun Lungtau, it added.

The police also seized one red Maruti Car 800 bearing registration number MZ0K-5130 and three mobile phones. A suo motu case under Arms Act has been registered for investigation, the report said.


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