SFs arrested one KYKL militant, 'chapel', Thounaojam
Abungoba alias Meiraba alias Tombabu alias
Sanathoi Meitei (22), from the general area of Tere Urak
Ngamukhong in Thoubal District. One .9 mm pistol along with magazine
and four live rounds of .9 mm were recovered from his possession.
SFs arrested a KYKL militant, 'sergent' Sanasam
alias Johnson alias Maniyai alias Abung
(29) near a vehicle check post at NH-102 near Pallel in Thoubal
RPF claimed that two troopers of AR were killed
in a bomb attack as a part of "Operation Jackal " launched by
its armed wing, PLA on December 31, 2013. State Police have received
report of explosion of two IEDs simultaneously on the road leading
to Kotha in Chandel District, the area of occurrence as claimed
by RPF's 'publicity secretary' Roben Khuman dispatched to the
media in Imphal. However, Police have no report of any casualty.
They said that the IEDs were triggered in the evening around 4
p.m. while troops of 24 AR based at Kotha village were on routine
SFs arrested a PLA militant, Maibam Kanta Singh
alias Manisana (37), from the general area Heirok Part
- II in Thoubal District.
SFs arrested a UNLF militant identified as, Sanabam
Shyam alias Thaja (35), from near Thoubal dam under Yairipok
Police Station in Thoubal District.
SFs arrested one cadre of KNF-N, identified as
Letginhao Haokip alias Haopu Haokip (35), from Nongpok
Keithelmanbi bazar in Thoubal District.
SFs arrested two KLA cadres, 'Private' Thakhomang
Kilong and 'Private' Thanglienjam Gangte, in Kanglatongbi market
of Senapati District. They confessed of being involved in extortion
from the local businessmen and vehicles plying on NH-2, it said.
SFs arrested a PREPAK-PRO militant from Songpijang
village of Senapati District. One 7.65 mm pistol, two magazines
and six live rounds were recovered from the insurgent.
Police personnel, in an encounter, killed two
unidentified militants at Kumbi Sabal Leikai in Bishnupur District.
SFs arrested a NNC militant, identified as 'Leutinent'
Hasiapou Rongmei (35), under Nungba Police Station in Tamenglong
District in the intervening night of January 6 and 7. SFs recovered
one 9 mm pistol with 08 live rounds from him.
Militant belonging to NSCN-IM and ZUF fought a
gun battle at Nungtek under Noney Police Station in Tamenglong
The two militant killed by SFs at Kumbi Sabal
Leikai under Moirang Police Station in Bishnupur District on January
6 were identified as URF-Lalheiba 'home secretary' Puyam Ruhinikumar
alias Mongyamba (50) and 'finance secretary' Keithelakpam
Suspected NSCN-IM militants shot and injured
a civilian, identified as Saloni (25), at Khabung Karong in Senapati
Villagers caught hold of and thrashed a 'Sergeant
Major' of KRA who allegedly came to extort money from Longa Koireng
village in Senapati District. Meanwhile, KRA claimed that the
apprehended cadre identified as Jamkholet Haokip alias David (28)
was a deserter. According to information culled from the spot,
David and one accomplice tried to abduct Longa Koireng village
chief S Sothel Selsochung. After some thrashing, David was handed
over to Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) [apex body of Kuki tribes] leaders
who then turned over David to 8- Assam Rifles.
Some unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade
which landed in front of the Lilong post of 40 Assam Rifles and
exploded on Imphal-Moreh Highway in Thoubal District. However,
there is no report of any casualty.
|| Imphal West District Police commandos
arrested a KYKL militant, identified as Philem Robajesh Singh alias
Bungcha (37), from Sagolband Moirang Leirak crossing in Imphal West
District. According to a Police PRO statement, investigation revealed
that he had collected extortion money from general public, shopkeepers,
clinics and hospitals in Imphal West district.
The URF-Lanheiba group issued a warning to the
Police for killing of its two top leaders on January 6 in what
it described as "fake encounter". The militant outfit, in a statement,
threatened that "kill 20 police commando personnel" to avenge
The Manipuri Muslim community, known as Meitei
Pangal, has demanded compensation for the victims of Meitei-Pangal
communal clash in 1993 in the valley areas of the State. "We demand
that the government pay compensation for those killed and injured
during the Meitei-Pangal clash in May 1993. The Narendra Modi
government has announced INR 500,000 each for the anti-Sikh riot
victims. Therefore, we should also be compensated," M.I. Khan,
spokesperson for Pangal Political Forum said on January 11.
Police arrested a PREPAK militant, Tonjam Tondon
Meitei alias Boicha (30), from Khurai Lamlong Bazar in
Imphal East District.
Police arrested two PREPAK militant namely Ningthoujam
Manglem Singh alias Joychandra (30) and Ningthoujam Uttam
Singh (36), from Imphal East District in separate incidents. While
Ningthoujam Manglem Singh was arrested from Chingambam Leirak
Machin in Khurai Telipati Road, Ningthoujam Uttam Singh (36) was
arrested from Khuman Lampak area.
A powerful IED weighing around five Kilograms
was detected at the foot of a tree just opposite to the main gate
of 40- AR D-Coy post at Lilong in Thoubal District.
Imphal West District Police commandos arrested
one OWG of URF-Lanheiba from Wahengbam Leikai Jiri parking in
Imphal West District. The OWG was identified as Khwairakpam Brojendro
Singh alias Brojen (39).Investigation revealed that he
had collected party fund from the general public and businessmen
in the name of URF-Lanheiba and also given shelter to the cadres
of URF in his house.
Troops of 16 -AR troopers arrested one KNA cadre,
identified as Jangmang Haokip (41), from P Khunonphai village
in Senapati District. Five demand letters were recovered from
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reiterated that
there will be no talks with militant outfits that indulge in violence,
though doors are open for parleys with others.
SFs launched a search operation following information
about the presence of valley based cadres and Kuki militants from
Old Laljang village in Senapati District resulting the arrest
of four militants. A source said that of the four arrested UG
cadres, two of them are KNO/KNA militants while the remaining
two are from URF-Lanheiba. Full details are awaited as the operation
continued till the time of filing the report.
SFs arrested a UNLF militant, identified as Hemam
Premananda Singh alias Heingamba (31), at Moirang Lamkhai
area Bishnupur District.
SFs arrested of a person, Mohammad Indra Rahaman
(43), from Wangoi bazar in Imphal West District.
SFs detected a powerful remote controlled IED
weighing around one kilogram under a culvert at Sikibung Lamkhai
on National Highway-202 (Imphal-Ukhrul road) under Litan Police
Station in Ukhrul District.
The identities of the five militants who were
arrested by SFs on January 13 have been established. SFs during
a search operation at Kalijang village near Taphou Kuki village
in Senapati District arrested the militants. Of the five arrested
persons, one cadre is from the URF-Lanheiba while the remaining
four are KRA/ KNO cadres.
'Publicity secretary' of KRA, T Simte refuted
the report that four URF [URF-Lanheiba] cadres were arrested in
the joint operation on January 13. He clarified that three of
the arrested men are cadres of KRA while the fourth one is an
innocent driver. There is no camp of the URF at Taphou Kuki, he
SFs arrested a UNLF militant, 'Lance Corporal'
Thangjam Premkumar Singh alias Chingkheihunba alias
Pishak (35), from Lairenpat road in Imphal East District.
Some unidentified militants attacked the 20 AR
camp located within Machi sub-division of Chandel District, injuring
two AR personnel. The injured personals were identified as Naib
Subedar Bahadur Sunar and T Chentya were hurt in the attack and
they were evacuated to the Red Shield Division's military hospital
at Leimakhong, informed a source adding that details are being
Unidentified persons hurled a bomb near an oil
pump at Moirang in Bishnupur District. A person was injured in
this incidence where a patrol team of JKLI troopers was also present.
At least one AR personal was reportedly injured
when militant suspect ambushed a camp of the 44 AR at Nambisa
area under Phungyar sub-division of Ukhrul District.
Some unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade
at Dr Thokchom Dillipkumar (50), Chairman of the Board of Directors,
Imphal Urban Cooperative Bank Limited at his Koirou Mamang Leikai
in Imphal West District.
PREPAK-Pro has claimed responsibility for the
attack against troops of 44 Assam Rifles at Nambisa of Ukhrul
district. The militant formation also claimed grenade attack at
the Lilong post of 40 AR on January 11 and for the grenade attack
against a patrol team of JKLI at Ngangkhalawai.