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Incidents and Statements involving Kangleipak Communist Party: 2000-2012

2012

December 29: KCP claimed that three individuals involved in molesting a young girl from Risophung village at Napet Palli on December 24 have no relation with the outfit.KCP also threatened to initiate suitable action against the trio for misusing and maligning image of the organisation.

December 27: KCP-City Meitei announced capital punishment to its cadre allegedly involved in the molestation of a tribal girl on December 24 night at Napet Palli in Imphal East District.

MCP came out in support of the democratic movement to bring to justice 'Lieutenant colonel' Livingstone of the NSCN-IM. NSCN-IM militant, Livingstone allegedly molested Manipuri Actress Momoko in Chandel District on December 19. MCP also threatened to take action against molesters of a tribal girl in Nongren area.

December 22: SFs arrested two KCP-MC cadres from Chinungkhok area. The arrested persons were identified as Laithangbam Sanajaoba Meitei (37), son of L Bihari Singh of Chingnungkhok Mamang Leikai and Khuraijam Eken Singh (28), son of (Late) Kh Lalpapu of Khurai Chingangbam Leikai.

December 21: SFs arrested a militant of the KCP-MDF during a search operation at Ningthoukhong in Bishnupur District. The militant was identified as Roshan Khundrakpam (22), son of Manitomba Khundrakpam of Ningthoukhong.

December 18-19: SFs arrested three KCP-Lamyanba Khuman militants, identified as Naorem Kheman alias Prem (36), Angom Ibochouba alias Punshiba (38) and Khuraijam Helemjit Singh alias Naochouba, from two different locations. While, Naorem was arrested at Thoubal Bazar on December 18.The other two were arrested at Nambol Bazar along with one .9 mm pistol with a magazine loaded with three live rounds , one .32 pistol with one magazine and two live rounds. An amount of INR 700,000 was also recovered.

December 12: A team of Imphal West Police Commandos arrested a KCP cadre, identified Takheilambam Shohadeba alias Bikesh Singh, from Kanglapat opposite high court. According to a Police release, he disclosed that he joined KCP in the month of October 2012. He was assigned to serve demand letters to general public, Government employees and businessman for the party fund. One mobile handset was seized from his possession.

November 30: SFs arrested a militant belonging to MKL, 'secretary' Rohit Kumar, during a search operation in Thoubal District.

November 26: SFs arrested one militant of the KCP-MC, identified as Dhamendra K, from Bishnupur Ward No 3. One .9 mm pistol with two rounds of ammunition was recovered from him.

November 7: Teams of Imphal East commandos arrested five cadres belonging to KCP-Pakhanglakpa from different places.

November 4: A team of the Special Intelligence Unit, Imphal West District arrested two cadres (a husband and a wife) of KCP-KK Nganba from near Tiddim ground.

November 2: Two cadres of another KCP faction were arrested from the entrance of the Chamber of Commerce, Thangal Bazar by the Special Intelligence Unit, Imphal West. The two have been identified as Thingujam Sorojini Devi and Thingom Okendrajit.

November 1: The 'Commander-in-Chief' and the 'Finance Secretary' of Manipur-based KCP-MC, identified as Ningthoujam Romen Singh alias Rocky (27), was arrested from Sarai Kale Khan in New Delhi, for his alleged involvement in unlawful activities and several cases of murder, abduction and extortion.

October 31: SFs conducted a search operation at Sangaiyumpham Cherapur Mathak Leikai and arrested one KCP-Noyon, identified as Muhammad Musa.

October 27: Imphal West District Police commandos arrested a cadre of KCP, identified as Ingudam Dhiren, from Sagolband Tera Yengkhom Leirak in Imphal West District during a search operation.

October 21: SFs arrested an OGW of the KCP-MC, identified as Mairembam Jogindro alias Pabung, from Moirang Khunau of Bishnupur District. He revealed that he is involved in tax collection and works under Samananda who is a senior leader in KCP-MC.

In line with its earlier ultimatum to release all outsiders staying on rent in the State by December 31, the CorCom (Coordination Committee of seven militant outfits) has published a booklet listing the houses and areas where rooms/houses have been put out on rent to outsiders.

October 20: Assam Rifles personnel of 16th battalion searched Maokot hill area in Ukhrul District bordering Myanmar and arrested an alleged KCP militant, identified as Paothang Khongsai.

October 16: SFs conducted a search operation in an around the area of Loktak Lift Irrigation in Bishnupur District and arrested four cadres of KCP-City Meitei, identified as Thokchom Kritananda alias David, Thangsabam Liliput alias Liput, Laishram Momo alias Macha alias Anokpa and Sorensangbam Telheiba alias Mahendra Singh.

October 15: One militant belonging to KCP-Nando, identified as Heikham Roshan Singh was also arrested by the Thoubal Police from the same area.

October 14: The 18 hour general strike called by the CorCom, Coordination Committee of seven militant groups, against the 'annexation' of Manipur by India on October 15, 1949 started at 12 midnight.

October 13: With talks to sign a peace deal with three groups of KCP was in progress, Manipur Government was understood to have proposed a 13-point terms and conditions to be abide by the groups while inking agreements. After a group of KCP led by Lallumba alias Hitendra had entered to a tripartite agreement with centre and State Government, three more factions, KCP-Lamphel, KCP-Taibangnanba and KCP-City Meetei have come forward for peace talks with Government of India and Government of Manipur and expressed their willingness to return to normal life giving up arms. Both centre and state government has accepted their proposal and talks were on to ink a MoU among the parties.

October 10: Denouncing the October 15, 1949 'Merger Agreement' which marked the inclusion of then independent Manipur as an entity of India, the CorCom, coordination committee of seven militant groups, has declared that an 18 hour general strike would be observed from October 14 midnight throughout Manipur. A CorCom statement issued on October 10 by its Media Coordinator H Poirei stated that October 15 will also be observed as 'National Black Day' and urged all concerned to cease all form of entertainment, sports, commercial or institutional activities during the strike period.

October 9: SFs also arrested a cadre of KCP-Noyon, identified as one Wahengbam Inao alias Nanao Singh, and recovered one 9mm pistol with 5 live rounds.

September 28: The conglomeration of seven militant outfits, CorCom, asked the general public to stay away from MCA programmes organized by SFs. In a statement issued by the committee said, the Manipur public should not forget the incidents of human rights violations perpetrated by security forces on the people of Manipur.

September 26: KCP-MC accusing the SFs and the Government for the alleged recent fake encounters said that they have shown its true colour. A press statement issued by Nongdrenkhomba, finance secretary of KCP-MC further said that the two persons killed in an encounter with the SFs at Kangchup Mamang Leikai on the way to Abulock Turel on September 19 was all fake.

A total of 114 militants belonging to different outfits surrendered with arms before Chief Minister O Ibobi and other dignitaries at the headquarters of Inspector General, Assam Rifles (South) at Mantripukhri in Imphal East.

September 24: Imphal West District Police commandos arrested three cadres of KCP during search operations at Lamphel Super Market area in Imphal East District .

September 23: SFs arrested one KCP-MC cadre at Chingmeirong Khongnang Ani Karak near oil, said a Police release. The KCP cadres have been identified as Rajkumar Hemchandra alias Nelu, Irangbam Ibungo Singh and Manglenthang alias Thathang Simte alias Smith while the KCP-MC cadre has been identified as Akoijam Thoi.

Troops of 15 Assam Rifles along with Thoubal Commandos launched operations at Tangjeng and arrested one cadre belonging to KCP-Noyon identified as Altaf Khan alias Abo.

September 22: SFs arrested a KCP cadre, identified as Gurumayum Ibomcha Sharma from Imphal west.

September 21: MCP-M declaring the formation of a new 'New People's Militia', said, "we the Maoist Communist Party, Manipur would like to inform all the Maoist Communist Parties of the World about the formation of our new people`s armed forces called "NPM" by the CMC under the leadership of Maoist Communist Party, Manipur on 21st September 2012".

September 17: KCP clarified in a statement that the deceased individual Pukhrambam Deepak who was reportedly killed on September 12 in an encounter with Imphal West commando at a place near Hiyangthang oil pump is not related to the outfit in any way.

September 9: Troops of 22 Assam Rifles arrested a KCP militant identified as one H. Briten Meetei from New Keiphundai of Jiribam sub-division under Imphal East District.

A team of Special Intelligence Unit managed to capture a person while trying to extort from a shop. He was masquerading as a KCP cadre identifying himself as one KCP cadre namely Adikarimayum Charairongba.

Sewptember 7: MCP-M has clamped a bandh (shut down strike) along the Uripok Kanchup road from Iroisemba and from Singda Dam road upto Loitang Khunou area. The bandh is scheduled to begin from September 10 midnight till the midnight of the following day, encompassing 24 hours.

An alleged woman cadre belonging to KCP-Nongdrenkhomba, identified as one Takhelchangbam Ningthoujam alias Geetanjali Devi, was arrested by a team of Imphal East commandos and lady Police from the Kanglapark footpath near the Western Kangla gate. However, a reliable source has identified the woman as a Narcotics and Border Affairs, Manipur Police constable.

KCP-MC has claimed responsibility for the bomb planted on September 5 at the residential gate of the Khumanthem Joykumar, of Ngangkha Lawai, Bishnupur District who is a contesting candidate in the Gram Panchayat (village level local self-government) election.

KCP has refuted the claims that Loitongba Rajesh, reportedly arrested on September 5 from Moreh gate no. 2 in Chandel District is a cadre of the outfit.

September 6: SFs conducted a search operation at the Yerum hill near Bongyang village in Senapati District, while armed cadres of the Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP- KCP-MC managed to escape.

United Front formed by northeastern militants in Myanmar and resurgence of their activities in Bangladesh was on the agenda of a three-day annual DGP Conference that began in New Delhi.

September 5: Two suspected KCP-Lamyanba cadres were shot dead by Imphal West commandos during a gunfight at Khoken village hillock under Sapermeina Police Station, Senapati District.

SFs arrested one militant belonging to KCP-Noyon identified as 'administration advisor', Loitangbam Rajesh Singh around the Moreh Gate no 2 in Chandel District.

Giving the ultimatum to all outsiders to leave Manipur as well to check the influx of migrants, the CorCom, the umbrella body of seven militant outfits has laid down that no one should rent out dwelling places to outsiders, hire the service of migrant workers and engage them in business transactions.

September 4: Two labourers abducted and held hostage by suspected Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC militants in the intervining night of August 19-20, in connection with monetary demands served to contractors have been rescued by Imphal West commandos from Sangaithel area under Patsoi police station in Imphal West District.

September 3: A Chinese made Hand Grenade was recovered from the residence of Thounaojam Haimo of Sanjenbam Awang Leikai under Lamsang Police Station (Imphal West District) near his residence. The MCP-M has claimed the placing of the IED at Sanjenbam.

A remote controlled IED was also detected at a location 150 feet away from the residence of Haimo on September 2 at around 3.30 pm.

September 1: SFs arrested two militants belonging to the proscribed KCP-Nando from Keibi bazaar under Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East District. The arrested militants were identified as Thangjam Naocha, son of Th Sanaton of Keibi Makha Leikai and Moirangthem Iton (20), son of M Ratan from Keibi Awang Leikai.

August 28: A suspected KCP-MC cadre suspected to be involved in abduction of one Radhakrish Katiwada (49) was shot dead in an encounter with the Imphal West District Police commandos at Senjam Chirang under Lamshang Police Station while the abducted man has been rescued.

August 24: SFs arrested two cadres of KCP-Pari Meetei, identified as Senjam Umakanata Singh and Binoishahani, from Keishampat near Hotel Excellency area in Imphal East District.

SFs arrested a KCP-Pari Meetei woman cadre, identified as Laishram Sharmila, from her house in Imphal East District. One mobile phone, two demand letters of KCP and some receipt of KCP were recovered from her possession.

August 22: in an operation at Jalal crossing of Thangal Bazar, commandos of Imphal West District arrested two KCP-MC militants. The arrested persons have been identified as Ibungo Arambam and Hando Smith Simte. Two .32 ammunition were seized from the possession of Ibungo Arambam.

MCP-M has accused corrupt officials of CADA responsible for the cause of the problems faced by the farmers during the recent drought.

August 20: MCP-M has claimed the bomb blasts in Lamlai area. An MCP statement said that the blasts were triggered by the group to draw out the SFs from civilian areas.

August 19-20:Two labourers engaged in repairing of a Government school in Imphal West District have been abducted by militants for ransom in Manipur,. The two labourers, Elangbam Gandhi alias Gunindro Singh and Laishram Somorjit Singh were whisked away by suspected militants of a faction of KCP on the intervening night of August 19 and 20 last from Maklang Bazar Junior High School under Patsoi police station in Imphal West District. Police came to know about the incident only after Keisham Ratan Singh of Sagolband Nepra Menjor Leikai, the contractor lodged a complaint with Patsoi Police station August 25, a senior Police officer said.

August 19: Two KCP cadres were arrested by SFs from Moijing Leingoijin, Thoubal District at around 8.30 pm. The cadres are identified as Muhammadd Kadir and Muhammad Impiyaz Khan. A carbine with two rounds was seized from Kadir and a demand letter was seized from Impiyaz.

August 17: The coordination committee of 7 Manipur based insurgent groups (CorCom) has declared that the people of Manipur are not Indians, were never Indians and will never be Indians. Taking strong exception to an editorial comment of a local daily lamenting the lack of public participation in Independence Day celebrations in the state the Corcom statement accused the daily of trying to be a mouthpiece of the colonial masters.

Amid the Okram Ibobi Singh Government's frequent calls to underground organizations for talks, the URF, a conglomerate of five different factions of the underground KCP, has started dialogue with the Government. Three rounds of initial tripartite meetings involving the Centre, State and the URF have already been held in Imphal. "Since March 23, three rounds of initial meetings involving us and representatives of the state and central government have taken place and the outcome was fruitful," said Lalheiba Meitei, the URF acting chairman and leader of KCP-MC. Besides KCP-MC, the other constituent members of the front include Sunil Meitei faction of KCP-MTF, KCP-Chingkei Nganba faction, Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC and KCP-KK Nganba faction. Though formal political dialogue is yet to start, the URF cadres and leaders, numbering over 100, are currently putting up at a camp of 30 Assam Rifles at Khurkhul village in Imphal West District.

August 16: A court granted 15 days Police remand for KCP faction leader Thokchom Nando allegedly involved in the grenade attack at the Thongju Pechu Lampak residence of Ahongsangbam Mobi, President of AMWJU. Nando was on August 14 arrested by the Imphal West Police from the premises of the Imphal Central Jail, Sajiwa in connection with the grenade attack. As Nando was produced before the Duty Magistrate Y Lothar, the Police request for 15 days remand was granted for facilitating investigations.

CorCom of seven militant outfits has claimed its hand in the series of bomb explosions which rocked the State on August 15 where two people were injured. According to a statement of the CorCom, the four explosions at near the Thoubal Mela ground (7:30am), Sagolband Salam Leikai (9 am), Telipati along the Imphal River (9:30am) and Mahabali village (10:30am) are part of its general strike in boycott of the Indian Independence.

August 13: SFs arrested a woman cadre of KCP-Nando, identified as Thokchom (O) Indrani Devi, in Thoubal District. One .9mm pistol with 25 live rounds, some explosive powders including one detonator, wire, battery, two mobile hand set and four SIM cards were recovered from her. On further questioning, she revealed that she was working under the command of 'commander' Nando Singh of KCP-Nando and with his Kuki accomplices identified as Shangpa and Tiger by using the name of KYKL-MDF for the purpose of intimidation, extortion and to conceal their identity.

The CorCom of seven valley based militant groups have condemned the bomb attack allegedly carried out by a KYKL-MDF at the residence of AMWJU president A Mobi at about 8.30pm of August 11.

August 11: SFs arrested two militants belonging to KNLF and KCP in Imphal East District. The KNLF cadre, identified as Jamkhonhou Touthang alias Haopu (27) of Aigijang village of Tamenglong District, was arrested from New Checkon area. The KCP militant, identified as Khumbongmayum Pratap Meitei (30) of Nongada village, was arrested from Nongada Thongkhong (bridge).

Major militant formations operating in the Northeast called for a general strike on August 15 to boycott Independence Day celebration. However, during the strike, essential services, emergency measures, media and religious activities will be exempted. The militant formations that has called for a general strike, include CorCom of seven rebel organizations HNLC, KLO, NDFB, NLFT and ULFA-ATF.

August 10: CorCom, the conglomerate body of seven militant outfits namely KCP, KYKL, PREPAK, PREPAK-Pro, RPF, UNLF and UPPK, has saluted the martyrs of the Anglo-Manipur War, 1891 on the occasion of Patriots Day (August 13).

August 9: State Government and the Central Government are trying to include four more factions of the KCP in the ongoing peace process. The news report states that Union Home Ministry and Manipur Government officials met leaders of the factions headed by Taibangangba, Lamphel, City Meitei and Pakhanglakpa in New Delhi recently and the leaders agreed in principle to sign a ceasefire agreement. The four rebel leaders along with Manipur principal secretary, home, Suresh Babu, UHM, joint secretary Sambhu Singh and a senior official of Manipur police attended the first round of meetings, which was convened in Delhi to discuss the modalities of the ceasefire. The meeting also reportedly discussed setting up of designated camps for cadres of the four groups. The groups are, however, yet to submit cadre strengths.

August 5: Suspected militants belonging to KCP-MC released the two masons unharmed. Militants abducted the duo about ten days back from a construction site in the State capital, Imphal.

August 2: SFs have launched a widespread operation in Imphal valley to rescue two masons, identified as H Khambaton (30) and S Meiraba (40), abducted on July 27, by militants of KCP-MC allegedly for a ransom. The rebels allegedly demanded INR 1.5 million for the release of the duo. A team of Imphal West Police, led by ASP-Ops Mohammad Ishak Shah had conducted rescue operations in various parts of Imphal West District.

July 30:One militant of a KCP faction surrendered along with one Lathode launcher with two live ammunition before 23 Assam Rifles (AR) of 10 Sect, IGAR(S) at Sagolbangon in Imphal West District. The surrendered militant was identified as No 2007 Soibam Shyamachand Meitei alias Kalakar (35).

July 27: SFs conducted search operation at Pallel Bazar and arrested one KCP-Noyon militant, identified as Muhammad Salatur Rahaman, along with one Maruti Van, two demand letters signed by 'finance secretary' of KCP-Noyon Tomthil Meitei, 15 live rounds of M-16 ammunition, five live rounds of 9mm ammunition and one mobile hand set, said a release of Thoubal District Police. On questioning, the individual reveals that he is working under the command of 'finance secretary' of Thoubal District Bijen alias Wanglen of KCP-Noyon, it added.

One more KCP cadre, identified as Muhammad Mustaque, was arrested from his residence.

July 26: SFs arrested one KCP cadre, identified as Muhammad Mujibur Rahaman alias Babul, and recovered one 9mm loaded four live rounds, one mobile phone, and two live rounds of AK ammunition from his possession.

July 25: A team of Imphal West Police Commandos gunned down a militant suspect identified as Thongam Bobby at Monsang Road in between Heinoubok and Taobungkhok under Lamphel Police Station. The Police recovered one .9 mm Baretta Pistol along with three live rounds, four empty cases, one Chinese made hand grenade and one Honda Activa. A demand letter of INR 200, 000 signed by City Meitei of KCP addressed to the Joint Director of Youth Affairs and Sports, L Joykumar was also found from the possession of the slain cadre.

SFs killed a militant of MCPM/ KCP-Maoist in an encounter at toubungkhok village in Imphal West District. The militant was identified as Thongam Babu Singh (24).

July 20: Altogether 73 cadres of different militant outfits have laid down arms before Chief Minister Okram Ibobi during a 'home-coming ceremony' held at Mantripukhri in Imphal East District. The cadres laid down weapons including AK and G3 rifles, Lathode, carbines and pistol with bullets. Of the surrendered cadres, 14 belonged to the UNLF, 12 to PLA, 13 to KYKL, 15 to different factions of KCP, seven to PREPAK, eight to PULF, one to MNRF and three to KNLF.

A team of the Thoubal District commandos rescued a 14 year girl from being allegedly recruited as a child soldier of the KCP-Noyon at Pallel Bazar.

July 19: A sit-in-demonstration was staged at Moirang hemam Leikai community hall in connection with monetary demand served by Nongdrenkhomba faction of KCP-MC to Light Commercial Vehicles Transport Society. Society's joint secretary Premchand Mayengbam stated that, on July 9, a demand note of INR 400, 000 was placed at the office of the Society by unknown person(s) suspected to be militants of the KCP group with July 20 as the deadline to cough up the amount.

July 18: Three militant groups have warned the rank and file against surrendering and taking part in stage managed peace talks. The outfits which issued a joint press statement in this regard are the KCP, the KCP-MC and the KCP-MTF

July 17: SFs arrested one cadre of KCP-MC identified as Kangujam Khoiraba Singh from Yurnnam Huidrom Upokpi crossing along with one .9mm Pistol with magazine loaded with 3 live rounds.

July 13: Due process for formal declaration of ceasefire between the GoI and KCP-MC-Lanheiba has been initiated. 'Military affairs secretary' of the outfit Lanheiba Meitei also known as Khwairakpam Khelen alias Brojen who was lodged in Sajiwa Central Jail has been taken away by Assam Rifles in the evening of July 13 in a move seen as a step forward to the ceasefire agreement. Speaking to media persons outside the jail gate, Lanheiba said that he was freed to prepare for dialogue with the GoI.

July 9: Suspected militants attempted to set ablaze two Imo filling stations, Singjamei and Ibochou Filling Station, Kakwa, both located on the side of Imphal-Moreh section of NH-39, simultaneously around 11.30 pm. The two pumps have been closed since July 6 after receiving threats from three KCP militant factions (City Meitei, Taibanganba and Lamphel) following failure of the owners of these two pumps to meet their monetary of INR 1 million each.

SFs brought back 'military affairs secretary' of KCP-MC, Lanheiba Meitei from Guwahati. Lanheiba Meitei was granted bail by the Guwahati based National Investigating Agency (NIA) Special Court on July 8.

July 4: Imphal West Police commandos in the last two days arrested six cadres of the Maoist group of KCP-MC and seized explosive material. One Ngangom Mutum Sakhenbi, 'Finance commander in chief' of the outfit was arrested from Yurembam. The others arrestees include Shanoujam Sunil Mangang alias Sanatomba, Muhammad Amir Khan, Heikrujam Manaocha Khuman (from whom one kilogram of IED material and two detonators were seized), Meisnam Momocha alias Bungo Meitei and Laitongjam Dinesh Meitei alias Peto.

July 3: A hand grenade was found planted at a grocery shop of Ningthoujam Jayanta located at Moirang Lamkhai in Bishnupur District. An inscription on a small chit with KCP-MC Nongdrenkhomba was found near the grenade. Police retrieved the grenade later.

A team of Thoubal District Police commandos arrested one woman cadre of a KCP outfit identified as Lourembam Maimom Ibemcha from Yairipok Bazar in Thoubal District. Two demand letters and one mobile handset with SIM card were reovered from her possession.

July 2: Kesho Meitei, 'commander-in-chief' of KCP-MTF was sent to the Guwahati Central Jail after being produced before the Special Court of NIA. He was arrested by a team of NIA sleuths from Hilscart Road, Siliguri on June 11.

July 1: Imphal West District Commandos arrested one militant KCP-Noyon identified as HuidromIngocha Singh from Chanchipur near Oil Pump.

Members of WAD staged a sit-in to protest the monetary demand of INR 300, 000 allegedly served by the KCP-MC to the woman body. A demand note allegedly signed by Nongdrenkhomba and Taibang Nganba of KCP-MC was received by WAD on June 17, the woman body said in a statement. It appealed to the outfit to withdraw the monetary demand served to the civil body which is working for the people.

June 29: A special court of the NIA at Guwahati remanded the arrested KCP-MTF 'commander in chief' Naorem Inakhunba alias Priyo alias Kesho Meitei to further three days custody. He was arrested by a team of the agency from Hillscart road of Siliguri (West Bengal) on June 11.

June 28: One militant belonging to KCP-Wanglem, identified as Muhammad Mustakim, was arrested from Kakching bazar. A Chinese hand grenade was recovered from him.

June 27: SFs arrested three cadres of KCP-Taibangnganba group. They are identified as Haobam Ibomvha alias Inaoba, Laishram and Sanasam Ibethoi. Two mobile phones and a photo copy of work order addressed to Ng Roshan, Contractor CPWD of Singjamei Chingamathak issued by executive engineer of CPWD for the construction of 100-bedded hostel at SAI, Utlou and a detail profile of Ng Roshan were recovered and seized from their possession. The three cadres admitted that they are working under the command of one 'general secretary', Taibangnganba of the outfit.

June 26: SFs arrested one activist each of KCP and UNLF outfits from Moreh Ward No. 4 in Chandel District where search operation was launched. The KCP cadre has been identified as Lalboy and the UNLF as 'Captain' Laishram Leiching N Singh. One .32 pistol with magazine, one .9 mm pistol with magazine and four live rounds recovered from their possession.

SFs arrested one Lallumba faction of KCP militant identified as Potshangbam Leibakchao Meitei from Pukhao Terapur in Imphal East District around 9.30 am. One .9mm pistol loaded with two live rounds in the magazine and one mobile phone were recovered from him. He joined the outfit through one Athokpam Inaoba alias Johny finance secretary of the outfit, in January 2012.

June 25: KCP has claimed responsibility for the serial bomb blasts at Khuyathong ABC godown office on June 24, NRL Pump at Thoubal Haokha on June 5 and at the residence of Muhammad Nasiruddin at Thoubal Moijing on June 7. According to a release of KCP said that they were asked to respond for a specific purpose but they had gone against the party's wishes. Instead of responding to party's call they challenged it. For such act, which was very much necessary to the outfit, the people are appealed not to misunderstand it, KCP added. It also clarified that there is no Wanglen Faction of KCP.

June 23: MCP-M appeals to the lawyers of All Manipur Bar Association to help in representing the underprivileged section. A release by publicity secretary of the outfit Nonglen Meitei states that those detained under the National Security Act had to fork out to the tune of INR 50,000 to INR 100, 000 as judicial fees, such costs cannot be borne by the downtrodden sections especially the farmers.

June 22: SFs arrested one KCP and one PLA cadre in Khangabok Part-II & III respectively in Thoubal District. They have been identified as Laishram Shyam Kishore Singh of Khangabok Part II and Khundrakpam Shyam alias Kanhai (37) of Khangabok Part III. Two 7.65 mm pistols with magazines and three live rounds were recovered from them.

June 21: SFs arrested one KCP-Lamphel cadre identified as Thongram Raju from Wangjing Bazar (Market) near YK College.

June 17: SFs arrested two militants belonging to UNLF and KCP-Wanglen at 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm from Manipur University gate and Takyelpat respectively in Imphal West District. The two have been identified as 'captain' (UNLF) Khumukcham Naoba alias Khamtoncha and Takhelllambam Doredro Singh alias Tadoren of KCP-Wanglen group.

The NIA began interrogation of Norem Priyo Kumar, alias Kesho Meitei, the "commander-in-chief" of the KCP-MTF, on the outfit's sources of funds and arms.

June 16: The 'commander-in-chief' of the Kesho Meitei group of KCP-MTF, Kesho Meitei was remanded to the NIA custody for seven days after being produced before the Special Court of the investigating agency at Guwahati (Assam). The 'commander-in-chief', Naorem Inakkhunba alias Priyo, better known as Kesho Meitei, a native of Uchiwa Wangma Taba inThoubal District, was arrested by a team of NIA sleuths from a hotel at Siliguri Hillscart Road (West Bengal) on June 11. Kesho Meitei was brought to Guwahati from Siliguri on June 15.

SFs arrested one KCP militant identified as Thokchom Subol along with one .9mm pistol with two live rounds at around 12.20 pm from Khangabok Part-III Lamlong Bazar.

June 15: Suspected militants set ablaze a van and placed Chinese hand grenade at the residence of one Haorungbam Romeo in Phubala Makha Leikai under Moirang Police Station in Bishnupur District. Police sources said the Nongdrenkhomba faction of KCP-MC was believed to be involved in the incident, adding that the grenade has been retrieved by a Police bomb squad.

SFs arrested one cadre belonging to KCP-Wanglen faction identified as Muhammad Meri Hassan along with a Chinese made hand grenade from Moijing Lamkhai around 6.30 pm. According to a Police statement, the individual revealed that he was involved in the grenade attack at the residences of Muhammad Nasimuddin of Thoubal Moijing Awang Leikai and Hamida of Moijing Awang Leikai.

June 13: The Lanheiba Meitei faction of KCP-MC has denied that there are no plans of signing a SoO with the Government as of now although a peace process is in the offing. The outfit was reacting news item which says that the outfit is preparing for a SoO with the central government.

Imphal West District Police commandos arrested one KCP militant identified as Tongbram Shyamchand alias Rajesh alias Ibomcha alias Nganba from his residence.

June 11: A team of NIA sleuths arrested KCP-MTF 'commander in chief' identified as Naorem Inakhunba alias Priyo Kesho Meitei from a hotel in Siliguri, West Bengal . The NIA team recovered a sum of INR 1.15 million, one Identity card, debit and credit cards of several banks from his possession.

June 9: SFs reportedly gunned down a KCP-MC militant identified as Salam Nanao in an encounter that took place at Wangoo Parking under Kumbi Police Station in Bishnupur District in the night. One .9mm pistol, two rounds, three empty cartridges and one demand note of the proscribed KCP-MC were recovered from the slain militant.

Three KCP-Lamphel members including a woman were arrested by SFs from North AOC, Imphal West District at 11:20 am. The three are identified as Wahengbam Naorem Rebecca Leikai, Elangbam Amarjit alias Amu alias Somorjit alias Nungshi and Aheibam Nungshi.

Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested two KCP cadres identified as Mayengbam Lukhoi alias Nanao Singh and Koijam Ibomcha Singh from Paona Bazar. Two pistols with eight live rounds of ammunition were recovered from them.

June 7: The MCP-M in a press release claimed to have planted a timer bomb near a hardware shop located at Thangal Bazar in the morning. In a press release by Nonglen Meitei, publicity secretary of the outfit stated that the business community of the Bazar area has been monopolizing the economy of the state by controlling the price of various commodities.

June 6: The Zeliangrong Students' Union, Barak Valley has slammed the KCP for serving extortion notes to various Government departments Jiribam subdivision of Imphal East district in recent days. It urged the outlawed outfit to refrain from extortion activities which affected the general public indirectly. The Union also cautioned that agitation of severe forms could not be ruled out if the KCP does not stop extortion drive.

Thoubal District police commandos arrested a woman cadre belonging to KCP-Wanglen, identified as Thingujam Lata, from her residence at Thiyam Siphai Laimangol in the District at around 5:30 pm. One Chinese hand grenade, one mobile handset were seized from her possession. She was involved in a hand grenade attack at oil pump in Thoubal District on June 5.

June 2: Imphal West District Police commandos arrested a cadre of KCP-Noyon identified as Pebam Somorendro alias Somen Sigh from Kanglapat in front of Adharsh Clinic at around 4:30 pm. One mobile handset and a sum of INR 20,000 were recovered and seized from his possession, stated a Police release.

June 1: SFs arrested the 'commander-in-chief' of Party KCP-MC identified as Khangembam Amarjit Singh alias Amrita alias Netrajit from Chingmeirong Mamang leikai Imphal West District on June 1.

SFs arrested one Chanambam Imocha (40) on the charge of being an overground worker of the KCP-MC. He was intercepted by police commandos during checking and frisking of vehicles along Imphal-Churachandpur section of NH-150 near the Bishnupur Bazar in Bishnupur District. A letter head of the KCP-MC along with a cash amount of INR 200 was recovered from his possession. During interrogation, he admitted his involvement to the recruitment of child as armed cadres of the KCP-MC. He had so far handed over 21 children to the outfit to recruit as armed cadres of the group. Manipur Police on June 3 said that the outfit pays an amount ranging from INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per child to the child soldier recruiters.

May 31: SFs arrested two cadres of KCP-Noyon, involved in the recent bomb attack at the residence of Maneshore Singh of Bidyanagar BDO of Jiribam. Thoudam Khamba alias Nganthoi alias Enunganba Singh was arrested at Thoudam Mamang Leikai in Thoubal District. One .9 mm pistol with four live rounds were recovered from his possession. He further revealed that he is working in the finance section of the organization at Jiribam under the command of one Thoudam Inao alias Wangthoi alias Awangba. In a follow-up action, the SFs immediately raided the house of Thoudam Inao and arrested him from his house. Two hand grenades were recovered from his possession. Wangthoi revealed that he was a member of PLA and now working as commander of special finance team of KCP-Noyon.

SFs also arrested one cadre of the Lanchenbi group of KCP-MC, identified as one Laishram Mocha alias Momocha alias Lenmang Chongloi, during a search operation at Upokpi in Imphal West District. One .9MM pistol was also seized from his possession.

May 30: A team of Imphal East commandos arrested one KCP cadre, identified as Sh Mustakin alias Sana (23), from the eastern side of Minuthong Bridge. One mobile phone, one wallet, one jerry can filled with 25 litres of petrol and a note, demanding petrol from Government pump signed by one Nganba of the outfit, were recovered from his possession.

May 28: SFs arrested one KCP-MTF cadre, identified as one Ngangom Shanta Meitei, from the eastern side of Kong pal Iranpham Bridge. One .9mm pistol, marked as 'Browning SA, made in Belgium loaded with two live rounds in the magazine, was recovered from his possession.

May 27: A team of Imphal East commandos arrested a KCP cadre identified as Moirangthem Telheiba alias Robert from Pangei Bazar at about 9.45 am.

Imphal West commandos arrested two cadres of KCP-Lamyanba Khuman, identified as Laishram Rana (43) and Maisnam Kabi (38), from the southern gate of DC complex, Lamphel and Naoremthong Khumanthem Leikai respectively at about 11.45 am. One mobile phone, a sum of INR 5,000 and one live round of M 20 ammunition was seized from the possession of Laishram Rana.

May 26-27: At least four activists of Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC including a woman have been arrested by Imphal East commandos along with arms and ammunition in an overnight operation in different incidents. Mairenbam Ibobi (68) arrested from his home in Imphal East District at about 6.30 pm on May 26. Acting on the disclosure of Ibobi, Kamala Rai (38), Laishram Bira (35), and Thounaojam Khamba (38) were also arrested from their respective homes in the morning of May 27. Altogether three Chinese hand grenades, eight demand notes of KCP-MC, 25 live rounds of point 32 pistol and one mobile phone were recovered from the possession of the four arrested.

May 26: Unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade and fired one round of shot at the home of BDO Chanambam Mineshwar at Jiribam Bidyanagar in Imphal east District at around 7.15 pm. It is reported that KCP demanded INR 500, 000 from Mineshwar.

May 24: SFs arrested an alleged cadre of KCP-MC, identified as K Roshan alias Rahul, was from Puberen, Hattigoan, Guwahati.

May 21: One Hemojit of Phumlou Maning Leikai alleged cadre of KCP-Noyon was arrested from Wangjing area in Thoubal District early morning at 9 am.

May 19: Unidentified persons suspected to be militants placed a Chinese hand grenade at the courtyard of an Associate Professor identified as Moirangthem Premjit of Manipur University at Thamnapokpi Mayai Leikai under Moirang Police station in Thoubal District in the early morning. The grenade was diffused later. Police said the bomb was apparently planted by cadres of KCP-MC in connection with non-payment of a monetary demand of INR 300, 000 issued to premjit and his brother Ranjit who is an Indian Army soldier.

Security Forces arrested one KCP cadre identified as Muhammad Akbar alias Makhai at Moreh ward no 4 in Chandel District. One .9mm pistol and four live rounds were recovered from him.

May 15: SFs arrested a cadre of KCP-KK Nganba, identified as Khoirom Punshi Meetei, from his residence at Yairipok Top Chingtha in Thoubal District in the morning. One .9mm pistol along with three rounds was recovered from his possession.

May 10: Police claimed to have arrested one cadre of KCP-Nando, identified as Thingbaijam Chitaranjan alias Tangba alias Kamcha, at Heirangoithong Bridge in Imphal West District.

May 8: SFs arrested two alleged cadres of KCP, identified as Soibam Basanta alias Atong Singh and Soibam Bhim alias Inao alias Yaitomba Singh, from Lilong Nungei area in Thoubal District on May 8. One .32 Pistol, two .32 ammunition and two Hand Grenades with detonators were recovered from the possession of Soibam Basanta Singh. Interrogation reveals that they were working under the command of 'commanders' Naoba and Lukhoi. Further it is also revealed that Soibam Bhim Singh was earlier a cadre of UNLF and later joined KCP in 2011.

May 5: A team of Imphal West District Police commandos arrested KCP-MC active cadre, identified as Mohammad Nazir Hussain (31), during a search in front of Pratap Talkies, Paona Bazar.

May 4: Unidentified persons placed a bomb in front of the gate of residential house of one businessman, identified as Wangkhem Megha, of Phubala Awang Maning Leikai under Moirang Police station in Bishnupur District in the early morning. The bomb was found inside a tin can wrapped in a plastic bag where a written note which said "Last warning from KCP-Nongdrenkhomba" was also found. Police retrieved the bomb and later defused it safely.

April 30: 103 cadres belonging to several militant outfits operating in the State and its neighboring areas surrendered before the Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh during a ceremony at Mantripukhri in Imphal West District along with their weapons. The militants who surrendered include 22 cadres of the UNLF, 20 of PULF, nine of KYKL, 14 of PREPAK, eight of KNLF, 10 of KCP, nine of PLA, four of UNPC, two of NSCN-IM, one each of NSCN-K, UPPK and KRPA and two KRF.

Rahul, a class seven student of Don Bosco, Chingmeirong who was allegedly abducted by a KCP on April 21 was released at Chandel District.

April 29: SFs arrested two OGWs of KCP and UPPK, identified as Taj Uddin alias Abungo (27) and Abdul Rahman alias Abocha (20), respectively in Ward No. 5 of Moreh town in Chandel District on April 28. One Lathod live ammunition and five 7.62 mm live rounds were recovered from them.

April 25: An unidentified militant outfit claimed responsibility for the abduction of Takhellambam Rahul Singh, a class VII student of Don Bosco High School, Chingmeirong and demanded INR 300,000 as ransom from the school authorities for the safe release of the boy. T Rahul (12) had gone missing since April 21 on the way from his school to his boarding. Some student organizations claim the hand of KCP in the abduction.

April 20: SFs also arrested one cadre of the KCP-URF, identified as Laishram Raghumani alias Indra Meitei, from Kwakeithel bazar in Imphal West District. He disclosed that he is working under one Nawang of KCP-URF since last six months. He was assigned to serve demand letters and extortion of huge amount of money from the bazaar areas and also to transfer the extorted money to one Nawang of KCP-URF. One mobile handset was seized from him.

April 19: SFs arrested one cadre of the KCP-KK Nganba, identified as Waikhom Ashakumar Singh alias Abungo, from near the polo ground western side in Imphal West District at about 11:20 am. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in the year 2011 through one Pari of finance section of KCP-KK Nganba. Further he disclosed that he was assigned to serve demand letters, extortion of money etc. for party fund. One demand letter of KCP along with one envelope and one Chinese mobile hand set were seized from his possession.

One cadre of KCP-Paikhomba, identified as Sorokhaibam Inaocha Singh, was arrested from near Babu dukan, Patsoi Bazar. He disclosed that he is working under the command of one Paikhomba of KCP-Paikhomba. Two numbers of demand letters KCP were seized from his possession.

April 14: The KCP celebrated its 32nd anniversary and greeted the people on the occasion even as three factions of the group have decided to unite together and work under a single umbrella.

April 10: SFs arrested a cadre of PLA, identified as Heikrujam Joychandra Singh from Pheidinga Bridge in Imphal west District. He disclosed that he was a cadre of the KCP-MC before he defected to the PLA. He is also said to have disclosed that he is working in the 'finance section' of the PLA.

April 4: SFs arrested a militant belonging to KCP-City Meitei from Top Khewa Bazar area in Imphal East District. The arrested militant has been identified as Ningthoujam Surjakanta alias Nanao alias Tutua Singh (30).The arrested militant was reportedly involved in extortion of money from general public, Government officials, businessmen, etc, as well as in the transportation of arms and ammunition, and providing shelter to cadres of the KCP group.

April 3: SFs arrested two suspected MCP-M militants, identified as Leichonbam Dhanabir alias Dhana alias Evai and his wife Tongbram ningol Leichonbam ongbi Binarani alias Eche, from Kadangband Part I in Imphal West District. Two IED fitted inside empty tin cans - one weighing two kilograms and the other weighing two and half kilograms -, seven Neogel-90 explosives, five cordex detonators, one electric detonator with a one meter long wire and another detonator without wire was recovered from them. According to a Police source, the two were arrested following disclosure from the two MCP-M militants arrested on March 31 from Lairenkabi in the District.

April 1: SFs arrested a militant belonging to KCP-Noyon from Guwahati city (Assam). Identified as Haomom Seiles Chandra alias Boy (44), of Seha Rd in Imphal, he is the 'central committee' member and the 'revenue officer' of the outfit.

March 27: SFs arrested a militant identified as Moirangthem Sunil alias Tampak Ngakpa Singh at Chajing Khunou in Thoubal District. Sunil revealed that he is a 'lance corporal' of KCP-Noyon and is trained at Myanmar.

Two unidentified youths came in a two-wheeler and placed a polythene bag containing an explosive device at the Yumnam Khunou Mayai Leikai (Imphal East District) residential gate of Moirang BDO, identified as Leimapokpam Kunjo (57). Along with the explosive device, two telephone numbers written on a paper and inscribed 'CorCom KCP' were also found.

March 19: SFs arrested one OGW of KCP-MC, identified as Laishran Kartik, from Tangjen Makha Leikai in Bishnupur District. He revealed that he had joined KCP-MC in 2010. Prior to that, he worked as an OGW of KYKL from 2005-2007 and an OGW of UNLF from 2008-2009. He was involved in tax collection and extortion on behalf of KCP-MC.

March 16: The MCP-M has warned the Catholic schools and other private schools in the State against charging exorbitant fees from the students. The outfit further maintained that the party would take stern action against the school authorities which do not reduce the school fees and impart secular form of education to the students.

SFs arrested four cadres belonging to KCP-Wanglen faction at Wangjing area in Thoubal District. The arrestees, identified as Chongtham Nandabir alias Kengba alias Nanda Singh, Khunaijam Abung alias Prem alias Rakesh Singh, Angom Ajay Singh and Meisnam Abungcha alias Amurei Singh, are currently working in the recruiting cell of the outfit. An official statement of the SP Thoubal stated that the four had forcibly taken one Soibam Ronald Singh to Myanmar and recruited him as a cadre of the outfit.

SFs arrested one cadre of the KCP-Khaba faction, identified as Muhammad Rijwan, from Lilong Haoreibi Hungamthabi. One demand letter of the outfit was recovered from him.

March 15: SFs arrested one cadre of the MCP-M, identified as Sanoujam Sanatomba Singh alias Sarat alias Yaima, from near Kontha Ahallup auto rickshaw parking in Imphal East District and recovered one mobile phone along with one SIM card. Sanatomba was involved in recruitment of cadres and in extorting money from the general public, officials and businessmen. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in February 2011 under one Chinglen and is currently working under 'chairman' of the outfit Kangleipal. He also disclosed that Kangleipal is currently in Nepal.

KCP militant identified as Muhammad Tajjauddin, was arrested from Kongba bazar.

March 14: SFs arrested two KCP cadres identified as Leiphakpam Ajit alias Ibungo and Leithongbam Santakumar Singh alias Ibungo alias Momo from Thoubal Haokha Bazar in Thoubal District.

March 13: SFs arrested a cadre of the KCP-MC, identified as Sanjung alias Chinglem Khomba, at Leitanpokpi in Imphal East District.

March 12: SFs killed a KCP-MC militant, identified as Meitram Ingotomba, in Bishnupur District allegedly in an encounter. Police said that one AK-56 rifle with a magazine and eight live rounds were also recovered from him.

March 10: SFs also arrested one OGW of KCP-MC, identified as Salam Gyanchandra alias Salam, from Kangpokpi Ward No 11 area in Senapati District.

March 8: A KCP-MC militant, identified as Upa alias Manigun, was arrested from Bishnupur District.

March 5: The MCP-M (earlier known as KCP-Maoist) has claimed responsibility for planting a powerful bomb at the counter of Zet travels. Claiming responsibility for it, the outfit said that the agency has been bringing intoxicating tablets to Manipur for some gains. The outfit warned Zet travels and all other agencies to stop such activities with immediate effect. They said that all of them should extend cooperation to the outfit in this campaign against drugs.

March 4: While appreciating the formation of Coordination Committee by seven different revolutionary groups in the State, three factions of KCP, namely Taibanganba faction of KCP-MC, Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC and KCP-City Meitei, have invited other factions and groups to form a united front to expedite revolutionary movement in the State.

February 28-March 1: Taibanganba group of KCP-MC has held its annual meeting from February 28 to March 1, said a press statement of the 'commander in chief' of the outfit, Taibanganba. The statement said that the executive members of the supreme committee and other senior advisors of the outfit and other members, deliberated on the issues at hand which include bringing the various factions of KCP to a common platform and agendas to be taken up by the outfit for the welfare of the people.

February 19: Three suspected militants belonging to KCP-Noyon were arrested by SFs at Yairipok Yambem area in Thoubal District. The militants were identified as Anoubam Suresh alias Boy alias Amuthoi, Sarungbam Milan and Sanabam Kumar alias Amu. A .32 pistol, Chinese-made hand grenade and ammunition were recovered from them.

February 16: SFs arrested a high ranking militant belonging to KCP-MTF, identified as 'publicity secretary' Yumlembam Inao Singh, from a rented house at Lachit Nagar under Paltan Bazar Police Station in Guwahati city.

Thangjam Naocha and Moirangthem Iton who were arrested by SFs on February 15 are not related to the KCP, stated a statement released by H Poirei, 'information and publicity secretary' of KCP.

February 15: SFs arrested two KCP-Noyon cadres, identified as Thangjam and Moirangthem Iton, from Keibi area of Ukhrul District.

The MCP-M, earlier known as KCP-Maoist in a press release by its 'publicity secretary' Nonglen Meitei came out strongly against the imposition of two or three sets of uniform on its students by private schools. It stated that the multiple uniform sets caused unnecessary financial burdens to the parents especially those belonging to the financially underprivileged section. The Maoist's statement assured that the party stands against such exploitation and will not remain a mute spectator.

February 14: SFs arrested two KCP-KK Nganba, cadres identified as Phijam Rainson alias Amutombi and Sapam Thoinaoba alias Surendra, from Kongpal Iranpham area in Imphal East District. One Chinese hand grenade was recovered from their possession. On verification, they confessed that they joined the outfit in 2011 though Koktang and at present worked under the command of one Lairenlakpa of KCP and they were involved in extortion.

February 7: SFs arrested a KCP cadre, identified as Thouchom Arun Kumar, from Thoubal District.

February 2: SFs arrested a cadre of KCP-MTF, identified as Chingkham Chandramani alias Mani, from Wangkhei Andro Parking in Imphal East District along with one .9mm pistol and live rounds. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in 2010 through one Ingo and was involved in extortion, recruitment of new cadres and arranging shelters.

SFs also arrested a KCP-MC militant, identified as Leichombam Boy alias Shushilkumar, from Mayang Langjing Tanning Makha Leikai in Imphal West District. He disclosed that he got basic military training with the KYKL at Chandel District in 2001 but latter switch to the KCP-MC and currently working in the outfit's finance section. A .32 pistol, extra magazine and live rounds of ammos were recovered from him.

January 27: SFs arrested two OGWs of KCP-MC, identified as Babita Chanu and Konthoujam Geeta, from Bishnupur District. The individuals were reportedly involved in extortion activities for the outfit and were handed over to Bishnupur Police.

January 22: The KCP-MC and KCP-MTF will boycott the Republic Day celebration on January 26. In separate releases, the outfits decried the Indian colonial rule and called for people's support to stand against the imperialists and boycott the upcoming Republic Day.

January 19: The Maoist Communist Party (MCP), earlier known as KCP-Maoist, warns that individuals who are in cahoots with the Congress and the CPI despite the boycott imposed by the outfit have been identified and if they do not cease their election activities will be awarded fitting punishment before or after the conclusion of the elections.

January 16: SFs arrested one cadre of KCP-MC identified as Keisham Doren Meitei in Thoubal District.

January 15: SFs arrested one KCP-MC cadre from Sangaiprou FCS godown area in Imphal East District.

January 14: Two bombs exploded near the polling camp of Congress located at Wangoo under Thoubal District while another powerful bomb went off at Yumnam Leikai, despite the presence of six companies of SFs. However, there were no casualties. CorCom claimed responsibility for the Yumnam Leikai blast. Police has launched a search operation in Yumnam Laikai Nambul Mapan area.

January 13: SFs arrested a militant belonging to the KCP -MTF, identified as khongbantabam Tomba Meitei (30) from eastern side of Minuthong in Imphal East District.

January 12: SFs arrested two militants - one belonging to KCP-MC, identified as 'Sergeant Major' Laishram Beer Singh (36) and the other belonging to KYKL, identified as Langjam Anand (42) - from unspecified locations and handed them over to Lamphel and Patsoi Police Stations respectively.

SFs arrested a 'Finance Secretary' of Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council (KCP-MC) namely H Tomba Sharma alias Bamon Tomba from Top Chingtha Area of Thoubal District.

CorCom of seven valley based militant group claimed that it was behind the act of setting ablaze the INC office at Umathel Makha Leikai on January 8 and also the recent attack on INC workers and supports.

January 8: The CorCom of seven valley based militant groups has claimed responsibility for the all the recent blasts and Jiribam INC office arson in Imphal East District. The CorCom comprises of the KCP, KYKL, PREPAK, PREPAK-P, RPF, UNLF and UPPK.

January 4: In a statement, the CorCom of seven militant groups said that contesting on (NC tickets, campaigning and organizing rallies for the INC were banned. It said anyone defying the ban would be punished. The CorCom comprises of the KCP, KYKL, PREPAK, PREPAK-P, RPF, UNLF and UPPK. A spokesperson of CorCom claimed that it had masterminded a series of blasts across the place,

January 2: SFs recovered a Chinese hand Grande inside a gift box from the office of vernacular daily 'Naharolgi Thoudang' at Keishampat in Imphal. The gift box also contained a note by KCP-Lanchen Chanu saying: "It is a last warning and next time they will explode a bomb."

2011

December 29: SFs killed a militant belonging to KCP-Kesho Meitei, identified as Takhellabam Romeo (28), on December 29 at an unspecified location. SFs recovered one .9 mm pistol with 10 rounds and 1 magazine of AK series.

December 27: Four cadres belonging to Kesho Meitei faction of Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP-Kesho Meitei) surrendered to the Imphal East Police Station.

December 26: MCPM, earlier known as KCP-Maoist, issued a statement saying the outfit will boycott the upcoming State legislative assembly election.

December 20: a 24-hour bandh (shutdown strike) called by a JAC formed by residents of Irilbung in Imphal East District on December 20 to protest the killing of a PHED department chowkidar and his son by militants, paralysed normal life in the State.

December 19: SFs arrested one 'project officer' of KCP -Kesho Meitei, identified as Maibom Dilesh Singh (40) alias Nongpoknganba alias Noren alias Dorjee, from Karbi Path in Guwahati city.

December 17: KCP-MTF claimed responsibility for the killing of PHED care-taker Soram Ibomcha and his son Jeetchandra alias Yaipu. A joint statement issued by the outfit's 'chief commander' Kesho Meitei and publicity secretary in-charge Pamheiba confirmed involvement of the outfit in the killing of the father and son.

December 16: Bullet riddled bodies of Soram Ibomcha (60), a chowkidar (watchman) of Irilbung water supply scheme, and his son Gitchandra alias Yaipu (22) were recovered from a hill range known as Keitanlok, near Lembakhul under Yairipok Police Station in Thoubal District.

December 7: A chowkidar, identified as Soram Ibomcha Singh, of Irilbung Water Supply Scheme was allegedly abducted from Irilbung Awangching along with his son, identified as Geetchandra Singh, by some suspected KCP-Sunil Meitei militants in connection with a ransom demand.

December 2: In the wake of various militant outfits under the Coordination Committee and the Reconciliation Committee, URF of KCP, boycotting the December 3 visit of the Prime Minister and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairman to the state, the state Government has already taken up stringent security measures in the Greater Imphal area since December 1.

November 28: A 72-hour bandh (shut down strike) imposed by the KCP-MC affected normal life in Imphal. The KCP-MC has called the strike to protest against the killing of one of its comrades in an alleged encounter by SFs on November 20 at a place between Sora and Irengbam in Thoubal District during which Thoubal District commandos claimed to have shot dead one KCP-MC cadre during a gunfight. However, the militant group denied the Police claim that its comrade was killed in an encounter. The general strike call given by KCP-MC will continue till December 1.

A powerful bomb exploded in a crowded area in Manipur's capital Imphal, killing one person and injuring four persons. Police say more casualties are feared. According to reports, the carrier of the explosive, a rickshaw driver identified as Muhammad Kora (50) was killed. He was paid INR 20 by KCP militants to carry the bomb. The spot where the bomb exploded is around 200 metres away from City Convention Centre and the Manipur Film Development Corporation's (MFDC) newly constructed auditorium which have been readied for inauguration by Manmohan Singh on December 3. DIG, Clay Khongsai who is also Imphal East SP in-charge said that KCP-MC might be responsible for the bomb blast as they are currently enforcing general strike.

Hours after the blast, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Security Forces and intelligence agencies have been asked to remain vigilant in order to foil such attempts.

November 27: A statement by Mangangthoi, chairman of the Reconciliation Committee, United Revolutionary Front of the KCP has 'banned' the working of the Indian National Congress and the Communist Party of India in the State for being anti-people. It has stated that the upcoming 10th Assembly Elections will be boycotted for both political parties and that no candidates should represent and work for the parties.

November 23: SFs arrested two militants belonging to KCP-KK Nganba, identified as Yaikhom Anil alias Chinglemba and Thoudam Noren Singh, from Koirengei Bazar in Imphal East District.

November 16: SFs arrested two militants of Lalumba faction of KCP-MC, identified as Haobijam Sova alias Somen and H Oken, allegedly involved in the abduction of one RK Birendra from Luwangsangbam area in Imphal West District. Ransom money worth INR 350,000 and one .9mm pistol along with magazine and a live round as well as an identity card of Criminal Investigation Department (Special Branch) possessed by Sova have been recovered.

November 15: SFs also arrested one Noyon faction of KCP-Noyon cadre, identified as Phijam Indra alias Ingba, from Makha Leikai Sekta in Imphal East District. One Chinese hand grenade was recovered from him.

November 14: The case of Lanheiba, leader of a KCP-Lanheiba faction who was arrested by Assam Police has been taken over by the NIA. NIA would register a case against Lanheiba based on the FIR filed by Guwahati Police. The NIA would probe into the acitivities of Lanbeiba including the incident of planting bomb inside Raj Bhavan in 2010. Lanheiba was arrested from Guwahati on June 28, 2011. After he was brought to Imphal, he was rearrested by Imphal Police and later sent to jail.

November 12: Manipur Police recovered a cache of arms and ammunition belonging to KCP at Phumlou Shiphai village in Imphal West District. The recovered weapons included a magazine of AK rifles loaded with 60 live rounds, on grenade launcher modified from 0.303 rifles with four RPGs, three hand grenades with detonators, one sten machine gun loaded with 10 live rounds, two magazine pouch and one 9 mm magazine. The recovery of the weapons was made following the disclosure made by four arrested militants of KCP-Lamyanba Khuman from a house at Uripok Canteen Leikai. The arrested militants are identified as Ch Johny Singh, Maibam Tam Singh, Laishram Goutam Singh and Phairenjam Kalanjoy Singh.

November 8: SFs arrested five KCP-MTF militants from East Juamding Nallah in Chandel District. The arrestees are identified as Naoram Dilip Singh (27), Rajesh alias Robert (21), Ranjit (20), Sushil Meitei and Krishna alias Kothil (25). Three AK-56 rifles with magazines, one .9mm pistol with magazine, three rounds of AK and four Lathode bombs were recovered from them.

Chinese made hand grenade was found at the residence of a Planning and Development Authority Executive Engineer Loitongbam Kesho at Kwakeithel Konjeng Leikai left by suspected KCP militants.

November 2: SFs arrested three cadres of the KCP-MTF, identified as Oinam Sobhachandra Singh alias Ibungcha alias Guli (35), Oinam Manimu Singh (29) and Oinam Radhabinod Singh alias Radha (28), involved in the repeated bomb attacks at the house of social welfare minister N Loken Singh, from Leimapokpam Awang Leikai under Nambol Police station in Bishnupur District. The three were arrested from their respective residences and the two IED bombs were found from the garden of Oinam Sobhachandra Singh. They were working under the command of one Ngangbam Sarat Singh alias Somo (37).

November 1: SFs arrested a cadre of KCP-City Meitei, identified as Surokhaibam Sanayaima Singh (49), from Salam Mamang Leikai in Imphal West District.

October 29: A Chinese made hand grenade was found at the residence of special contractor Naorem Jugindro, at his Tentha Khunjao residence in Thoubal District after some persons who identified themselves as KCP-MTF cadres had threatened his wife.

October 25: SFs arrested three KCP-MC militant cadres identified as Akham Premkumar alias Mubi (40), Birmani alias Kangleipurel (33) and Oinam Tomba (42), along with five Kilograms of IED from Yumnam Khunou in Imphal East District.

October 22: SFs arrested one 'army chief' of KCP-Noyon identified as Waikhom Chittaranjan Singh alias Achouba alias Pibarel Mangang, 38, from Hatigaon area in Guwahati in Assam. He disclosed himself to be the 'army chief' of KCP- Noyon faction and has been operating from Guwahati since the past 3 to 4 months.

October 19: SFs arrested one militant belonging to KCP-MTF, identified as Naorem Jillagamba alias Jilla alias Hitler, from Samurou Bazar in Imphal West District.

October 13: SFs arrested one KCP-MC cadre, identified as Shamchatshaban Pradip alias Pandit Singh (26), from Uchon Mayai Leikai in Imphal East District and recovered one USA made .9mm pistol which was loaded with three live rounds.

October 12: A seven member Reconciliation Committee of the United Revolution Front (URF) of KCP, an umbrella group comprising of three factions of the KCP, has been formed with Mangangthoi as the chairman and Korouhanba as convener of the committee. The committee was formed on October 12 at the 105 battalion head quarter of the KCP-MC. The members of the committee are Mangangthoi, Sinsuba, Pabung, Liklang Khaba, Deepak, Sushil and Korouhanba. The committee was formed to strengthen the revolutionary movement of Manipur. The meeting also strongly condemned the killing of Sunil Meitei of KCP-MTF, alleging that he was killed after being taken into custody by the Security Forces.

October 11: The 'commander-in-chief' of KCP-MTF, Chirom Tiken Meitei alias Sunil Meitei who escaped from the lockup of Porompat Police Station on October 3 was killed by Imphal West Police commandos during an operation conducted at Yumnam Huidrom Awang Leikai in Imphal West District. One .9 mm pistol along with four live rounds was recovered from his possession.

Addressing media persons, Manipur DGP Y. Joykumar stated that based on specific information, the Imphal west police commandos raided the house of Longjam Shyam (56), where the militant leader Sunil Meitei was taking shelter in an underground hideout inside the house. Longjam Shyam is a retired police constable and he is presently the 'secretary in-charge' for home of KCP-MTF, Sunil Meitei faction, the DGP added. One family member of Longjam Shyam disclosed that Sunil Meitei was staying at their house since the night of October 9. Sunil Meitei was arrested from Bangalore on June 29 and brought back to Imphal for questioning on July 21.

SFs arrested a cadre of Noyon faction of KCP-MC, identified as Kshetrimayum Callin Singh alias Boycha alias Boynau (20), from Khongnangkhong in Ukhrul District.

October 10: SFs arrested a cadre of Lanheiba faction of KCP-MC, identified as one Maitan Kaishangbam Jiban Meitei, 28 from Sabungkhok in Ukhrul District. One 9mm pistol along with two live ammunitions was recovered from him.

October 4: SFs arrested one 'district commander' of Nongdrenkhomba group of KCP-MC, identified as Khwairakpam Oinam Romila Devi alias Pepi alias Purnima alias Chanuleima (28), at Naranseina Awang leikai in Bishnupur District. Two .9 mm pistols, 10 live rounds of 9mm ammunition, 13 numbers of demand letters of KCP-MC Nongdrenkhomba group, one mobile hand set with SIM cards were recovered from her possession. She was involved in a number of cases relating to extortion in Bishnupur District for raising funds for the party.

October 3: Sunil Meitei, a leader of KCP-MTF escaped from the lock-up of Porompat Police Station in Imphal East. Seven Police personnel on duty at the Police station, including the officer-in-charge, have been suspended. DGP Yumnam Joykumar Singh announced a reward of INR 100, 000 for information leading to the arrest of Meitei, dead or alive. The DGP asked additional DGP L.M. Khaute (intelligence) to hold an inquiry into Meitei's escape and submit a report within 15 days. Sunil Meitei alias Chirom Tiken Meitei alias Leninkumar alias Premkumar alias Prakash (35), a resident of Waheng Khuman Mamang Leikai in Bishnupur District, was wanted by Manipur police in eight cases relating to extortion, abduction, intimidation and killings in the four valley Districts. He had been arrested by a team of Delhi police (special cell) from Bangalore on June 29.

October 2: SFs arrested one overground worker of KCP-MC, identified as Dinesh Singh, from Moirang Thana Leikai in Bishnupur District.

September 28: SFs arrested one KCP cadre identified as David Kamei, (23) from Tangkhul Avenue in Imphal Eat District. One .32 pistol mark as 'made in Italy' loaded with four live rounds in the magazine was recovered from him. Further, one more KCP cadre, identified as Ngangbam Mangal alias Ibungo alias Maiki Meitei (27), was also arrested from his residence.

September 27: SFs arrested two militants belonging KCP-City Meitei, at Urangpat in Imphal East. They were identified as Nanorem Inaoba Singh and Naorem Nanao Singh. One Chinese .9mm Pistol with magazine, two live rounds of 9 mm and one Chinese hand grenade were recovered from them.

SFs arrested one KCP-MC militant identified as Nameirakpam Iboshana Singh (32) from Yumnam Khunou Sinam Kom road. One .9mm pistol loaded with five rounds in the magazine, one round of G3 rifle, three rounds of M 16 rifle and one mobile handset with one SIM card were recovered from his possession. Iboshana disclosed that he joined the KCP-MC in the month of January, 2011 under the command of Laishram Bimol alias Inao alias Charan of Ngairangbam.

September 21: A bandh (general shut down) called by the Maoist Communist Party Manipur (MCPM), earlier known as KCP-Maoist, against the disappearance of G.M. Changjou, a senior leader of the RPF, from Dimapur on August 18 crippled normal life throughout Manipur.

September 20: One militant, Irengbam Gulapi (28), belonging to Lallumba faction of KCP-MC, which is under SoO agreement with the Centre and State Government, was 'captured' by the local people when he came to the house of one Pradhan (village head) Pheiroijam Dineshore at Takyel Kolom Leikai in Imphal West District on September 20. He was handed over to Police. One identity card issued by ADGP-CID, Special Branch and a small arm were seized from his possession. The local people suspected that Gulapi came there with a motive to threaten and extort money from the Pradhan.

September 14: SFs arrested two Tamnganba Meetei group of KCP-MC identified as Thokchom Bheigya Singh (24) and Salam Rakesh Singh alias Tombi (28) from Sagolband Sayang in Imphal West District. Thokchom disclosed that, he is working under the command of one Rakesh, and he was assigned to serve demand letters to various Government officers and businessmen. One demand letter was seized from his possession.

SFs arrested another cadre of KCP-MC, identified as Moirangthem Chaoba Singh alias James (31), from Tangjeng areas.

September 13: SFs arrested two cadres of Taibanganba group of KCP-MC identified as Thongam Romen Singh (25) at Wangoo Sandangkhong area in Thoubal District. They revealed that they were working under the command of one 'District Commander' Khagemba and they were actively involved in anti social activities such extortion and abducting for ransom.

September 10: SFs arrested one Lamphel faction of KCP identified as Thongam Kamba Singh alias Ibomcha (28), with an amount of INR 6000 from Bheigyabati Leikai Imphal East District. At the disclosure of Kamba, another militant of the outfit, Sapam Rishikanta alias Chaoba (31) was also arrested.

September 9: SFs arrested two KCP-MC militants, identified as Mutum Puklemcha alias Bungcha Singh (28) and Boithang Haokip (32), near Kekrupat. Both were assigned to serve demand letters by one Thakur of the outfit and also in transportation of arms and ammunition from one place to another. One mobile phone handset was seized from the possession of Puklemcha.

September 5: SFs arrested three militants of Lalheiba faction of KCP-MC from Lamlai sub-division in Imphal East District. The arrested militants are identified as one Amuthoi Meitei (34), Mayanglambam Sobita Devi (46), Ngangom Robin alias Inao Singh (50), and Thongratabam Ibomcha Sharma alias Agya (50).They were involved in extortion from general public, harbouring of KCP cadres and transportation of arms and ammunition.

September 4: SFs arrested one militants of Lalheiba faction of KCP-MC identified as one Amuthoi Meitei (34) from Lamlai sub-division in Imphal East District.

SFs arrested one KCP cadre, identified as Kumam Akash Singh (19), from Moirang in Bishnupur District.

September 1: SFs arrested one woman militant belonging to KCP identified as Kshetrimayum Taba Devi (41) from Singjamei Bridge in Imphal East District. She disclosed that she joined the KCP in the month of April through one Samson and was involved in transportation of arms and ammunition from one place to another.

August 28: Police recovered a powerful China-made grenade from the outpatient department of the Regional Institute of Medical Science and Hospital in Imphal West District of Manipur. The grenade was wrapped in paper on which the name 'KCP' was written. The grenade was defused by experts. Failure to extort money from the hospital authorities could be the reason for placing the explosive there, Police said.

August 27: A woman cadre of the KCP, identified as Nepram Mala Devi (40), was arrested from Kongba Ayangpalli road. She joined the outfit in the month of 2009 through Ngouru alias Khaba, (38) 'finance secretary' of the outfit, and was involved in extortion activities besides supplying hand grenade under the command of Khaba.

SFs arrested a cadre of KCP-Khaba faction identified as Moirangthem Geetchandra alias Ange Singh (32) from Moirangkhom. He is working under one Inaocha of Hiyanglam since three months back and involved in various extortion activities. One mobile handset and two demands letters were seized from his possession.

August 23: SFs arrested three militants of KCP in Guwahati, Assam. SFs seized several fake documents, computers, SIM cards, mobile phones, driving license and INR 45,000 in cash from them.

August 19: SFs arrested two militants of KCP -Wakheiba Meetei, identified as Shamurailatpam Motilal (38) and Pratima Devi (42) in Imphal West District.

August 15: Police arrested a militant belonging to KCP-Maoist from Uripok Gopalaji Leirak in Imphal West District. The militant, identified as one Longjam Tomba Singh (47), disclosed that he joined the outfit in the month of July through one Bobo Singh of Lamsang Thongmaning and that he is currently working under his command. He was assigned to extort money from the diesel auto association of Lamsang at the rate of INR 5000 per auto and he tried to get contract work from the State education department in the name of the outfit.

August 13: A militant of KCP-Noyon faction identified as W Inaocha Singh (28) was arrested from Malom Awang Lekai in Imphal West District.

August 11: SFs arrested one militant belonging to KCP-Noyon identified as S Johny Singha (19) near Banskandi under Lakhipur Police Station in Cachar District in Assam.

SFs arrested one KCP-city meitei militant, identified as Sarungbam Bobo alias Sunil Singh (27), from the Eastern gate of DM College in Imphal West District. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in the month of April 2011 through one Deban of the outfit and has been assigned to serve demand letters to the general public.

August 9: Sixteen militants of different out fits laid down arms in a surrender ceremony at the Assam Rifles headquarter at Mantripukhri. The surrendered militants include three from the UNLF, two from PREPAK, four from PRA, two from UTLA, three from PULF and one each from Oken faction of KYKL and KCP-Noyon. They surrendered six AK Rifles, two M-16 Rifles, one each US made Carbine and Lathode, three 9 mm pistol, one each .32 mm pistol, .38 mm revolver and M-22 pistol and a large amount of ammunition.

August 8: SFs arrested one militant belonging to KCP-MTF along with one mobile hand set ZEO in Bishnupur. He was identified as Pukhrambam Sanatomba Singh alias Sana (38). He revealed that he is involved in serving monetary demands and extortion of money from general public and Government officials.

SFs arrested two KCP -MC militants at Vidhyasagar Chowmuhani under East Agartala Police Station in Agartala, Tripura. The militants have been identified as Herojit Singh (26) and Ngyangon Meiti (26). Two laptops, 13 mobile sets, a digital camera and some incriminating documents were recovered from their possession.

August 7: The tripartite agreement among Government of India, Government of Manipur and Lallumba faction of KCP-Military Council has been extended for another one year with effect from August 5 last.

July 28: SFs arrested one militant belonging KCP-MTF and one sympathizer belonging KCP -Lalheiba. The KCP-MTF militant, identified as Houja Thomba Singh alias Sanatombi (28) was arrested from Mayang Imphal Pokui of Imphal West District. One Chinese hand grenade and ten pieces of live detonator were seized from his possession. The KCP-Lalheiba sympathizer, Potshangbam Yaipharel (31), was arrested from Keishamthong Top Leirak machin from Imphal-West District.

One KCP militant, identified as Moirangthem Boby (24), was reportedly killed while two others identified as Yengkhom Ratan (18) and Moirangthem Nanao (23) were arrested following a shootout between Assam Rifles personnel and armed cadres of KCP militants at Lamlong Khunou under Tengnoupal Police station in Chandel District. Apart from recovering two .9 mm pistols, 17 rounds of live ammunition and two magazines, the SFs also managed to rescue two civilians identified as Parijat and Soibam Kesho (60) who were being held captives by the militants. Both the civilians were reportedly abducted by armed militants on July 27.

July 27: One KCP-City Meitei cadre, identified as Khungbouymayun Ibomcha Bora (28), was arrested at Thamnapokpi village in Bishnupur District.

SFs arrested two militants of KCP-Lanheiba, identified as Laishram Raghumani alias Thanil Meitei (37) and Khuraijam Hemanta alias Pari alias Raju Meitei, from Khuman Lampak Bus parking gate in Imphal East District.

SFs arrested a militant of KCP-Noyon identified as Chongtham Chandra Mani Singh (56) from a Maruti van coming from Imphal to Moreh in Tengnoupal, Chandel District.

A one year extension of the SoO with the Kuki militants and the MoU signed with the Lalumba faction KCP-MC after their due expiry in August was approved in a meeting of the State cabinet chaired by the Chief Minister.

July 26: Two KCP militants, identified as Wahengbam Manisana alias Yuremba Singh (17) and Sapan Surendra alias Naocha Singh (16), were arrested. Another KCP militant, identified as Phijam Raison alias Amutombi alias Tayai Singh (15), was arrested and one mobile phone was recovered from his possession.

SFs arrested a militant of KCP-MTF, identified as Longjam Budhi (51), from Samurou. On verification, he disclosed on working in the finance section of the outfit for the last two years. He also disclosed that his son, Longjam Naotombi (25), is a cadre of the outfit and resides in Nepal. Three grenades and two detonators were seized from him.

July 24: Two militants of KCP-Noyon identified as Moirangthem Boboi (28) and Konsam Jilasana (30) were also arrested at Sita area in Chandel District.

July 24: SFs arrested four militants of Lanheiba faction of KCP in Imphal West District of Manipur. The four militants were identified as Oinam Anil (27), Chanam Thaniljao (50), Chanam Anandi (40) and Konthoujam Kesho (58).

July 21: The 'commander-in-chief' of KCP-MTF, Chirom Tiken alias Prem alias Sunil Meitei, who was arrested by SFs from Ijipura in Bangalore on June 29, was brought to Imphal. Sunil Meitei is an accused in many criminal activities related to extortion and murder in various parts of Bishnupur, Imphal West and Imphal East Districts.

July 17: Three militants of different outfits were arrested from separate areas in Manipur. Jineshwore alias bomcha of KCP was arrested from Lamlong bazaar area of Imphal East District. One mobile phone and INR 35,000 were recovered from his possession. A woman KCP cadre, identified as O Chanchan (26), who came to collect the money from Jineshore was also arrested at the same time from nearby Porompat area.

July 14: SFs arrested two militants identified as 'Thokchom Inaocha Meitei alias Abung alias Rahul, 'commander of Imphal east' and Irungbam Bandana Chanu of KCP-MTF from Jalukbari in Guwahati. SFs recovered a pen drive, two driving licenses, INR 6000, three mobile handsets, five SIM cards, school certificates, SBI pass book and two debit cards.

July 12: Militant of KCP-Moramba, identified as Indrakumar aka Tamphasana, arrested from Manipur's Bishnupur District on July 9, on further interrogation reveals that he is also an active service man of Assam Rifles. On earlier interrogation he had revealed that he had joined KCP-Moramba in the first week of April through one Somorjit aka Amuba and had served extortion demands to several Government officials, businesses and the general public, including to 4-5 specialist doctors.

SFs arrested three militants, including two women, in separate counter-insurgency operations launched since July 12. SFs arrested two women cadres of the KCP-MTF from different spots. One was arrested from Mayang Langjing bazaar in Imphal West District identified as one Lourembam Sanathoi Devi (38) on July 12. In the follow-up action on the same day, SFs arrested another active woman cadre of the outfit identified as one Konsam Ibemcha alias Narmada Devi (27) from Mayang Langjing Taning Makha Leikai.

SFs arrested a cadre of Lanheiba faction of KCP, Kaisham Manglemba alias Manaobi (25).

Police have rearrested Lanheiba Meitei, the leader of a KCP-MC faction, who is already in Police custody, in connection with the bomb blast at Ragailong in Imphal West District in October 21, 2008 that killed 17 persons and left more than 30 injured. Lanheiba Meitei has been in the police custody over the abduction of two staff of Airtel over extortion. The formal rearrest of Lanheiba Meitei over the Ragailong blast was made after he was produced before the Court in Imphal on July 13 in connection with the abduction case. Lanheiba Meitei was earlier arrested by the Guwahati City Police from Basistha in Guwahati on June 28 and was brought to Imphal from Guwahati by a team of Imphal West District Police on July 3.

July 8: Normal life in the State was disrupted as a result of the 12 hours general strike imposed by KCP-Maoist group against "injustice" of the State Government to the farmers of the State.

July 3: Lanheiba Meitei (35), leader of one KCP-MC faction who was arrested by Assam Police from Guwahati was brought to Imphal by a team of Manipur Police. Lanheiba Meitei who was involved in planting a car bomb inside Raj Bhavan and other powerful explosions at Imphal was arrested by Assam Police from Guwahati in the night of June 28.

July 1: SFs arrested a cadre of Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC identified as Salam Ibohal alias Rochy alias Lion Sing (42) from Leitanpokpi.

June 29: SFs arrested Chirom Premkumar alias Prem alias Tiken alias Sunil Meitei, the 'commander-in-chief' of KCP-MTF, from Ejipura in Bangalore. Sunil Meitei has been declared wanted in various cases of extortion, abduction and killing that took place in different parts of Bishnupur and Imphal West Districts of Manipur.

June 28: In yet another incident, SFs arrested one woman cadre of Moramba Faction of KCP identified as Nongmaithem Ningol Sanaoujam Ongbi Boby Devi alias Babi (37) in Imphal West District. She disclosed that, she joined the outfit three years back through one Tomba alias Boynao alias Ibungo of Kakching and she has been actively involved in various cases of extortions from different Government departments for raising party funds.

SFs arrested a senior militant leader of KCP, Gupendra Singh alias Brojen, from Bishnu Rabha Path of Basistha in Guwahati. SFs recovered a computer, 14 mobile phone SIM cards, seven mobile handsets, a pen drive, Indian and Bangladeshi currency and credit cards during the operation.

June 27: Two active cadres of Nongthang Group KCP identified as Laishram Nanao (40) and Ningthoujam Ananta Singh (30) were arrested from Sagolband Bijoy Govinda ground in Imphal West district. During verification, they revealed that they were active cadres of KCP (Nongthang Group) and they were working under the command of one Ranjit alias Ibomcha alias Nonthang of Thoubal Athokpam and both were reportedly assigned to serve demand letters to the officials of state forest department residing somewhere at Thangmeiband for their party fund.

June 26: SFs arrested one cadre of the Taibanganba Group of KCP, identified as Oinam Nelson alias Thoi alias Rajesh alias Leibaknganba alias John (19). Nelson revealed that he is working under the command of one Joykishan alias Kishan (district commander of the outfit) and he was reportedly assigned to serve demand letters to various doctors, businessmen, government employees and also transportation of arms and ammunition from one place to another place under the instruction of Joykishan. He also disclosed that he is a former cadre of the UNLF and later joined the KCP recently.

June 22: SFs arrested a cadre of the KCP, identified as Leishram Abungcha alias Shushil Singh (23), from Nongda area of Ukhrul District. One mobile phone was recovered from him.

June 21: In a major proof to the existence of State employees acting as extortionists for militant groups in the State, a peon of the Manipur Secretariat identified as M Openchandra Singh was remanded to judicial custody after the peon was arrested by SFs on the night of June 2 on charges of being a KCP-MTF cadre.

June 19: Three militants of different groups were arrested by Security Forces (SFs) from Chamol road of Chandel District. They were identified as Thongam Ngongo alias Chinglakpa Singh (22) of Noyon faction of KCP, and Baringarn (37) and KS Hillary (24) of MNRF. Two mobile phones, one agreement letter given by 'lieutenant colone'l Krity Meitei alias Ibomcha of KCP and INR 2,280 was recovered from them.

June 18: Three top militants of KCP-Meitei were arrested by SFs from Thamnapokpi village in Imphal East District. They were identified as Sukham Ananta Meitei alias Nanao alias Salai (20) Keisham Bindu Singh (37) and Okram Somorjit Meitei alias Hemjit Singh alias Somo (24). Two .9mm pistol with several ammunitions were recovered from them.

During interrogation, Sukham Ananta revealed that he joined the outfit in the month of March 2008 and got basic military training from Bangladesh and is now holding the rank of 'corporal' of the outfit and still working under the command of one 'corporal' Abom of the outfit. S. Ananta also disclosed that, he was involved in shooting and killing of a lady at Sabungkhok who was identified as a close worker of Minister Ph Parijat on July 27, 2010. K Bindu also told that he is an active member of the same outfit and involved in extortion of INR 100,000 from one Rani of Yorbung, a member of the village council. Further Okram Somorjit also disclosed to the Police that he was involved in killing of a worker of minister N Loken Singh at Wahengkhuman during April and shooting of Shyamkeshore, 'president' of Yaingangpokpi Bazar Board near Leimakhong Mapal in the month of August, 2010 over and above his assignment of collection of demand money of INR 100, 000 from Shija Hospital during March, 2010.

June 17: SFs arrested two militants of the KCP, identified as Gurumayum Prabha Devi (40) and Md Adbul Kalam (28), in Imphal West District. SFs recovered three Chinese hand grenade from their possession.

June 14: 40 militants of Umar Farooque faction of the (PULF) including its leader Umar Farooque and its top leadership surrendered before the Chief Minister at Mantripukhri in Imphal West District. One militant of (KCP), identified as Md Apikpa (24), also surrendered along with them. Apart from Umar Farooque (36) alias Md Muji-bur Rehman alias Ningthem, the other leaders of the outfit who surrendered were - 'vice-chairman' Kalim-udin (51), 'general secretary' Md Abdul Zamber alias Belan Khan (56), army 'commander-in-chief' Md Jurzaman alias danny (43), 'chief project officer' Y Nabachandra alias Shamu (46), 'finance secretary' Md Abdul Kadir alias Ipa alias Nizam (45), 'publicity secretary' Md Syed Rehman alias Md Rohit alias Sahid Mustaq (33) and 'organisation secretary' Md Muzafar Ali alias Amou alias Dawat (42). Security Forces recovered 12 pistols, one revolver, five carbines, one M-20 rifles, four .303 rifles, one SLR, six rifles of AK series, one M-16 rifle, a number magazines, two hand grenades and three live rounds of 9 mm ammunition from them.

May 31: SFs arrested a KCP militant identified as Yum-lembam Sanatomba alias Ingobi (35) in Imohal West District. Sanatomba disclosed that he was working under the command of one Kesho, a self-styled 'chief commander' of the outfit and was assigned to extort money from general public.

SFs arrested two KCP militants, identified as Wahengbam Surjit Singh and Nongthombam Joykumar alias Joy alias Nganba (40), from Khewa Bazar and Kongpal area in Imphal East District, respectively.

June 2: SFs arrested two KCP militants from from Meijrao Mamang Leikai and Mayang Imphal Konchak Nongmeikapam Leikai in Bishnupur District. The arrestees were identified as Thingbaijam Shyamkanhai Singh (37) and Nongmeikapam Gorojao alias Opendro Singh (41). SFs recovered one mobile handset and 12 pairs of camouflage pants, and 14 camouflage shirts from Shyamkumar and one mobile hand set from Gorojao.

June 4: Troops of Assam Rifles arrested one KCP cadre, identified as K.S. Thoicha (36), at Gwaltabi in Ukhrul District of Manipur.

May 26: Security Forces (SFs) arrested three militants of KCP, identified as Wahengbam Tabok Devi (28), Pukhrambam Samananda Singh (30) Pukhrambam Sangita Devi (27) from Bishnupur District.

Ten militants belonging to different outfits surrendered before SFs in a formal surrender ceremony held at Inspector General Assam Rifles-South IGAR (S) complex, at Mantripukhri in Imphal West District. The 10 militants, who surrendered with arms and ammunition, include one each from the banned outfits UNLF, PLA, PREPAK, two KCP and five militants from UNPC. The arrestees were identified as Ningthemo alias Inao Khomjinba alias Kaijadaba surrendered one Lethode and one Lethode ammunition, Ningthoukhongjam Ibotomba alias Konthou (18) surrendered one M-16 with one magazine and 20 live rounds, Thangboi alias Roben alias Timothy (27) surrendered one Ak-56 with magazine and 30 live rounds, BL Arjun alias Sachingba (26) surrendered one AK-56 with one magazine and 30 live rounds, BL Sangak alias Sachui (19) surrendered one M-22 with one magazine and 30 live rounds, Samphangni alias Achan surrendered one AK-47 with one magazine and 15 live rounds, Ningreisem alias Thangrei surrendered one pistol with one magazine and five live rounds, Wisdom alias Sauthang surrendered one Radio set Kenwood, Sumarjit Meitei alias Apike surrendered one AK-47 with magazine and 10 live rounds and Angom Nanao alias Pishak surrendered one 9 mm pistol with 9 live rounds.

May 23: SFs arrested three militants of the KCP from near Shija Hospital in Imphal at about 7 am in the morning. The arrestees were identified as Thonglenmang Haokip (26), Akim Haokip (40) and Wahengbam Chaoba alias Asharani alias Asha Devi (26). A 9mm pistol along with magazine and five live ammunitions, three Chinese hand grenades and three detonators were seized from their possession.

In another incident, SFs arrested a KCP militant, identified as Yumnam Rajen alias Chandra alias Korou (41), from from Singjamei Waikhom Leikai in Imphal West District.

May 19: SFs arrested one KCP militant, identified as L Roben, from near Wabagai power house in Thoubal District.

Two militants of KCP (Lamyanba Khuman), identified as Salam Hemojit Singh and A Bikramjit Singh, were arrested.

May 18: State Police Department initiated extensive preventive measures for the security of non locals residing particularly in the valley Districts of the State following the recent announcement of the underground KCP about its 'Operation Clear Cut' which is meant to drive away the migrants from the state. The official message of the Senior Superintendent of Police (Imphal West) to all concerned Police Stations and out posts clearly explained that the underground KCP has started its second series of its `Operation Clear Out' to drive out migrants from the state of Manipur very recently and its has become a must for every concerned SP of every Districts of the state to take up much more efforts and more effective security precautionary measures to ensure the safety of the non locals in the state.

May 17: SFs arrested one KCP militant identified as Usmain Gyani alias Babu from across the international border in Imphal East District. One lethod grenade, one mobile phone and one extortion note of KCP were recovered from his possession.

May 16: SFs arrested a (KCP), militant identified as one Md Raffid (26), from Phugakchao in Imphal West District on May 16.

May 12: The Kangla Foods production factory (emerging local foods production unit engaged in producing and promoting various indigenous food items) has shut down its function from May 12 indefinitely due to monetary demands of INR 20 Lakhs imposed by a militant group identifying themselves as KCP MTF.

May 6: A cadre of KCP-Sunil Meitei identified as Longjam Kunjaraj Sing was arrested near Upokpi Bridge. On spot verification the arrested cadre disclosed that he is working for the KCP-Sunil Meitei and is assigned to extort money from the general public.

May 2: SFs arrested three cadres of the KCP-Malemngaba faction from Singjamei Thongam Leikai in Imphal West District. They are identified as one Laimayum Rahichandra alias Tachou alias Tamo alias Thoibi (43), Guruaribam Brajamani alias Inao (33) and a woman cadre, Salam Sapam Gita alias Ebemma (30). It is revealed that Rabichandra prepared all the demand letters for the outfit with the signature of the 'publicity secretary' Yaiphaba and he was also instructed to launch an attack at the Airtel towers in the District (Imphal West). Two .32 pistols along with 2 magazines with four live ammunitions, 17 filled demand letters and eight blank demand letters, three lime seals, one round seal and three mobile hand sets were recovered from their possession.

The assistant publicity secretary of the KCP-Maoist, Nonglen Meitei, in a press release stated that the grenade attack at the residence of one Thongam Nabin on May 1, a close associate of MLA Brajabidhu, was perpetrated by the outfit.

May 1: SFs arrested a top cadre of KCP-Noyon faction, identified as Oinam Ronbindro alias Romen alias Roshan (31), from his residence in Imphal West District. He played the main role in the explosion of a hand grenade at the residence of Irrigation and Floor Control Executive Engineer, Ranbir Singh of Singjamei super market on February 10 in which one trooper of Manipur Rifles was killed and one Rifleman was also injured. One .9mm pistol along with one magazine and nine live ammunitions and two detonators were recovered from him.

SFs also arrested five KCP- KK Nganba faction militants from Singjamei Thongam Leikai. The arrestees were identified as Maibam Chaoba alias Ibotomba (30), Salaibam Rajen Singh (30) Maibam Manisana alias Tomba (23), Okram Brojen Singh (34) and Chongtham Amarjit Singh (23). They are all working under one Pari alias Merajao and one Rockey who are at Nepal presently. One Chinese made hand grenade, one .9mm pistol along with magazine, one high explosive grenade lever and one type writer were recovered from the possession of the cadres.

A KCP cadre was arrested from a market in Ukhrul District, identified as Lamkhogim Haokip alias Kiran (24). One Mobile Phone was recovered from him.

A Chinese made hand grenade was recovered and subsequently defused from the residence of a contractor, identified as Thongam Nabin (47), close to MLA Brajabidhu, at Lamdeng Khunou in Imphal west District. Earlier, a splinter group of the KCP had issued a warning to take strong action against MLA Brajabidhu and his workers.

April 28: SFs arrested one K.K Nganba faction of KCP cadre, identified as Guru Aribam Anjan Sharma alias Luwang (38), from Yunam Khunou Bazar parking. One .9mm pistol loaded with three live rounds in the magazine was recovered from his possession. He confessed that he joined the outfit in the month of January 2011 through one Rajeshwor Sharma of Langthabal Kunja and he is now working under the command of KK. Nganba of KCP organization and was involved in extortion of money from general public.

April 27: The KCP-Maoist in a statement appealed to the people to discuss on the modalities to resolve conflict situation in Manipur. A KCP-Maoist statement issued by Nonglen Meitei, assistant secretary Publicity and Propaganda, said once a way and means to resolve conflict situation in Manipur is found, the true nature of India would be revealed automatically and also as to why the people choose to take to arm revolution rather than non-violent movement.

SFs arrested at least five militants during separate counter insurgency operations launched in different parts of the State. SFs arrested four cadres of the KCP-MTF militants from their respective houses in Imphal West District. The arrestees were identified as Thoudam Sanjit (31), Salam Amuba (35), Sagolshem Ibochou (51) and Maibam Indira (35). On spot verification they disclosed that they are working under the command of Kesho of KCP -MTF.

SFs arrested a cadre of the KCP-MC, identified as one R.K Manisana Singh (32), from Khongjom bazaar in Thoubal District. On verification he revealed that he is an active member of the outfit and working in 'finance section' of the organization.

April 26: SFs arrested a KCP militant of Nando faction and KNA militant from Yaingangpokpi area in Imphal West District. The arrestees were identified as one Sagolsem Bimol Singh (29) of KCP Nando group while the KNA militant is identified as one Thangkhusad (23). Three live rounds of AK 47 ammunition was recovered from their possession.

April 25: SFs arrested two cadres of the KCP-MC, identified as Thokchom Surendra Singh alias Max (30) and Muhammad Chningiskhan alias Thoi alias Lopi (37), from Leishangthem Bazaar in Thoubal District. The arrestees confessed that they are active cadres of KCP-MC and working in the finance section of the outfit under the command of one Nanao alias Lalngakpa.

April 23: Airtel denied that it stopped its operations in Manipur following continuous attacks by militants on telecom towers and employees associated with the industry. "Airtel services in Manipur continue to work as usual, allowing our customers to stay connected with friends and family," an Airtel spokesperson said. Earlier, it was reported that unidentified militants had torched an Airtel tower at the Langol game village in Imphal. There are five telecom companies operating in the region. They are BSNL, Airtel, Aircel, Vodafone, Reliance and Tata Indicom. In 2010 militants destroyed 10 BTS towers whereas 17 towers in 2009. In February 2010, the proscribed KCP issued a warning that all the mobile companies were banned in Manipur. In the past four months, the Police have registered nearly six cases of attacks on telecom employees. But till now no arrests have been made.

April 22: SFs arrested one KCP (Lamyanba Khuman) militant after a brief encounter at Nungpakthabi village under Sapermeina Police Station in Sadar Hill in Senapati District. The arrested militant was identified as Yumnam Surjit alias Abung (27). SFs recovered one AK-47 Rifles loaded with a magazine containing nine live rounds and 12 empty cases of AK ammunitions, one lethod gun and four live lethod shells and two fired empty cases of lethod shells along with two demand letters of the KCP (Lamyanba Khuman) from his possession.

The KCP (Maoist) in a press release by the outfit's publicity and propaganda assistant secretary Nonglen Meitei warned MLA Lamshang W Brajabidhu. The outfit will take up action against the MLA and his close workers as Brajabidhu in cahoot with SFs was trying to bring the important functionaries of the outfit to task, but the endeavor will prove fruitless as the outfit was having strict methods of operations.

April 20: Unidentified militants hurled a hand grenade at the Lilong Chajing Awang Leikai residential gate of Khagembam Radheshyam Singh (48), who is the Medical Superintendent in Chandel District Hospital. Regarding threats and demands, close relative of the victim said that there were no threat and demand to the victim, however one month back a demand letter was found at his gate, demanding INR one million by one Khaba Meitei faction of KCP.

April 19: SFs arrested one cadre of Tamnganba faction of KCP-MC, identified as Ningthoukhongjam Sushil alias Ingo alias Isingchaoba Singh (30), from Kiyamgei Maning Leikai near Heibong Makhong High School area in Imphal East District. One .9mm pistol containing a magazine loaded with five live rounds was recovered from his possession.

April 18: SFs arrested a woman member of Nando faction of KCP, identified as Thingujam Sorojini Devi (39) w/o Th. Subhas Singh, from a house located at the northern side of Samusang culvert in Imphal. She is working under the command of one Drangba alias Halloba since 2010. She further disclosed that she was involved in organizing the killing of one Ranbir Singh, Maibam Leikai on January 28, 2011 at the eastern side of Catholic School in Canchipur.

SFs arrested a cadre of the KCP-MC faction, identified as Angom Ibochouba alias Lanchaiba alias Punshiba (32). Ibochouba had been earlier arrested by Bishnupur District Police along with a woman cadre on March 17, 2010, while they were trying to abduct the Assistant Project Officer of District Rural Development Agency Bishnupur.

SFs arrested a cadre of the Malemnganba faction of KCP, identified as Oinam Arun Singh alias Nanao (30), from his own house in Imphal West District. Arun disclosed that he is working under the command of one 'finance officer', identified as Anand Singh of Khurai Kongpal, for the last one year and he was assigned to collect and transfer money from one place to another under the instruction of Anand Singh.

April 16: One KCP cadre, identified as Waikhom Tomba alias Naoton (20), was arrested by SFs from Wabagai Tera Pishak in Thoubal District.

April 11: Two cadres of Malemnganba faction of KCP identified as Hemam Premchand alias Inao Ibungo (31) and Thongam Inao Meitei (24) were arrested from Moirangkhom Sougaijam Leirak.

April 7: KCP-M had announced shut down of Rural Development Organisation (RDO) and its Nursing College as a warning to its member of MLA Brajabidhu.

April 6: Yaiphaba faction of KCP has claimed to perpetrate the killing of O Borababu, caretaker of reliance tower who was shot dead on April 4 at his Wangkhei Mayum Leirak residence.

April 3: SFs arrested three overground workers of KCP-MC from Moirang Lamkhai, identified as one Mainul Haque alias Feroz (24), Wahengbam Keinahanbi (50) and Ningthoujam Rebecca Heman (27). Two live rounds of .9mm and one live round of 0.45 caliber were recovered from the arrestees. They revealed that they were active member of the outfit and involved in recruitment, extortion and supply arms and ammunitions.

 SFs arrested another cadre of Khaba faction of KCP-MC, identified as Chingakham Sur (25). Two assault rifles (G-3) and 20 live rounds were seized from the individual.

March 26: SFs arrested one cadre of Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC, identified as Maisnam Ningol Lukram Ongbi Ranjita Devi (37), from Kanglatombi Bazaar in Imphal West District. On spot verification, it was revealed that she joined the outfit in the month of January 2010 through one Chingshanglakpa alias Chaothoi and presently working in finance section of the militant outfit.

March 24: Eight activists of different militant organizations surrendered at the Mantripukhri headquarters of IGAR-S in Imphal West District. The surrendered cadres include Gopal Sharma alias Laimkaiba (25) and Hemanta alias Manimatum (20) of UNLF, Jelen Khangebam alias Boni (25) of PREPAK, Kabi Kanta alias Thoiba (20) of KCP-MTF, Amom Rajesh alias Raju Singh (18) and L. Thoi alias Tomba singh (18) of UPPK, Angom Naocha Meitei (20) second in-command (Finance Section) of KCP-MC-Lamyanba Khuman and Konjengbam Manoranjan Singh alias Sanjit (22) of the same faction. Weapons handed over to the security officers included seven pistols with magazines and huge quantity of live rounds, six lethod bombs, one hand grenade, one Kenwood set and five detonators.

A press release by ‘Assistant Publicity Secretary’ of the outfit Nonglen Meitei said that the KCP-Maoist ‘Vice-chairman’ Chinkhuba Meitei and ‘Publicity Secretary’ W Malemnganba has absconded from the outfit along with arms and cadres under their control. The absconders took nine UMG, fifteen M 16, six RPG, twenty five AK’s, twenty eight 9mm pistols, one hundred and fifteen Chinese grenades along with 12,000 rounds of assorted ammunition.

March 15: SFs arrested two active cadres of the Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC from Phayeng Ching Khunou in Imphal West District. The arrested individuals are identified as Thounojam Angangjao alias Pakhang (35) and Angom Ashok Kumar (36). A press release by the SP, Imphal West District states that, Angangjaoba joined PREPAK on March 1997 and got basic military training at Chumnu, Mayanmar. He was arrested earlier in April, 2008 and after being released on bail had joined KCP-MC in February 2011, through one Ningthoujam Romesh alias Toya of Tairenpokpi Ching Khunou. Angom Ashok Kumar also disclosed on joining the outfit through one Ningthoujam Romesh of TairenpokpinChing Khunou. One 9mm pistol was recovered from him.

Yumnam Ningol Pukhrambam Ongbi Aruna Devi (39) an elected councilor in Nambol Municipal Council, who is an alleged close aide of Sunil Meitei, the leader of the proscribed KCP-MTF, has been arrested by SFs from Bishnupur Bazar.

March 14: The KCP-Maoist in a press release by the outfit’s Assistant Secretary of Publicity and Propaganda Nonglen Meitei warns MLA of Lamshang assembly constituency W Brajabidhu stating that the MLA has been pocketing money from the public and has not carried out any proper developmental works for the welfare of the public. The release states that the outfit will take up necessary punitive actions against the MLA and his close workers.

March 11: The KCP-MC claimed responsibility for the bomb blast at Nongmeibung Ananda Singh Academy in Imphal East District on March 10. A press release by the ‘Secretary’, Military Affairs Lanheiba Meitei said that the blast was carried out by the outfit’s military wing, the KFL, 5th Lanjaba Unit (Special Demo Team) under the instruction of the ‘Central Security Council’. KCP-MC has asserted that the blast was carried out to protest visit of President of India Pratibha Devi Singh Patil to Manipur. The attack was also a part of the outfit’s campaign to expose alleged covert agenda of the Central Government to push in non-locals into Manipur.

March 9: SFs arrested a cadre of the KCP-Noyon, identified as Yumnam Ibohal alias Sunil alias Nanao Singh (28) from Thongju Part-II Pechu Lampak in Imphal West District. On spot verification, the individual disclosed that he was working under the command of Lingjel Devi for the last one year. He was assigned to extort money from various department officials for party fund. A mobile hand set was seized from his possession.

March 7-8: Five cadres of Sunil Meitei faction of KCP- Sunil faction, including four accused in two murder cases, were arrested by SFs during at Kha Jiri, Kamong Kabowakching and Nambol areas in Bishnupur District. The arrestees are identified as Sanabam Samananda alias Ibungo (20), Pukhrambam Romesh alias Inao (22), Yumnam Domen alias Tayai (29), Ningthoujam Idom alias Leichin alias Doma alias Chamba and Yumnam Indubala alias Abe (34). Sources said that S Samananda, P Romesh, Y Domen and N Idom were directly involved in the murder of Utlou Gram Panchayat Zilla Parishad Member, Thokchom Sanayaima Singh, on October 23, 2010 and Huidrom Subachandra on January 29, 2011. They were also involved in the abduction of Leimapokpam PHC MO Dr Wangkhem Nabachandra on December 13, 2010.

March 7: Eleven persons including nine (six children) family members of KCP-Sunil Faction, who are settled at Mizoram Bongkon village, were abducted by unidentified persons. However, KCP alleged that it was the handy work of SFs Personnel.

SFs arrested four cadres of the KCP-Sunil Faction from Bongkawn area of Aizwal on March 7. The arrested cadres are identified as one Konsam Inaocha alias J.K Singh (35), Chirom Herojit alias Abung, (29), Ingudam Bipen Singh (32), Thounaojam Ningol Chirom Ongbi Gita alias Gitanjali (35). Sources said that they were actively involved in extortion from businessmen, contractors, general public and Government officers through mobile phone for the last six months.

March 4: The Secretary Military Affairs of the Lanheiba faction of KCP-MC in a press release urged all non locals to leave the state. The release further states that, the decision is a part of ‘Operation Clear Cut’ of the outfit and dictates several strictures including the ban of sale of land and property to outsiders, not to employ non locals and not to rent out living quarters, not to transport non locals within and outside the state and for all non locals to close shop. After April 4 deadline, the party would use all its resources including guns and bombs to ensure that "Operation Clear-Cut" ends in success.

March 3: SFs arrested one cadre of Malemnganba faction KCP-MC, identified as Lourembam Bocha alias Atomba Singh (26) from Singjamei Super Market in Imphal West District.

At least four cadres belonging to different militant outfits have been arrested by the SFs during separate counter insurgency operations conducted in Thoubal District during the last two days. SFs arrested two cadres of KCP-KK Nganba identified as Koijam Imoba alias Chalamba (46), and his wife Koijam Ongbi Thoudam Ningol Chaoba Devi (34), from Waithou area. One Nokia mobile handset and a sum of INR 18,000 were recovered from their possession.

March 2: SFs on arrested a top cadre of KCP, identified as one Lourembam Poncha, from Singjamei in Imphal West District who is also involved in several crimes including killing and lobbing hand grenades. One .32 pistol along with five live ammunitions was recovered from him.

March 1: Two KCP cadres reportedly involved in multiple cases of bomb attacks, firing attacks and murders were arrested by the SFs along with arms on. The arrestees were identified as one Thingbaijam Chitaranjit alias Tangba (38) of Heirangoithong Awang Maibam Leikai in Imphal West District, and Thingbaijam Somorkanta alias Tomcha. In another incident, SFs arrested one PULF cadre, identified as one Mujibir Rahaman alias Ethimbi (33).

February 26: A militant of the Noyon faction of KCP, identified as Soibam Arun (42), of Ningombam Awang Leikai of Imphal West District was arrested by the SFs. He was reportedly involved in killing of three Government officials in 2007. SFs also arrested another militant of the same outfit, identified as Kongkham Domorendro Apabi (41), from Singjamei Bazar of the District.

February 21: One militant of the KCP-MC, identified as Ningthoukhongjam James Meetei (27), was arrested from Yumnam Patlou in Thoubal District.

February 17: SFs arrested one KCP militant from Kohima. He was allegedly involved in the February 10 grenade attack at the Singjamei Chongtham Leikai residence of Chongtham Ranbir. Following his arrest Police commandos managed to apprehend at least six individuals including KCP cadres and sympathisers from different parts of Imphal in the follow up operations.

The ‘assistant secretary’ (military affairs) of the Military Council faction of KCP, in a press release stated that the non locals residing in Manipur should leave the State.

February 16: SFs arrested one KCP militant from Yainganpokpi market area in Imphal West District.

February 15: SFs arrested one KCP militant from Soibam Leikai area in Imphal West District.

February 12: A 48 hours bandh was called on Tidim Road and Moirang-Kumbi road in Bishnupur District against the abduction of private security supervisor M Boboy by Military Council faction of KCP.

February 11: SFs arrested one KCP militant on February 11 in general area Ishika Khn of Thoubal District. The arrestee was identified as Sarojam Bakin Chandra Singh (38).

February 9: The Military Council faction of KCP shot dead one Thoiba Singh. Before being shot dead, Thoiba, a Security guard working with Aircel Company, was in the ‘custody’ of the outfit. The out fit claimed that he was killed because he continued his association with the mobile phone service provider inspite of warning to severe all ties with the company.

Two militants, one each belonging to PULF and Military Council faction of KCP were arrested by SFs at Soura Area of Thoubal District.

February 7: SFs arrested one KCP militant at Sita Track Junction in Chandel District

February 3: SFs killed a KCP militant at Motbung Kholuimol under Saikhul Police Station in Senapati District. SFs also recovered two AK-47 rifles along with 37 live ammunitions, one AK-56 rifle, one M-16, one Lethode gun, one Chinese hand grenade, 11 empty case of ammunition and assorted live ammunitions.

February 1: The KCP-MTF in a press statement signed by its ‘publicity secretary’ Sunil Meetei claimed that one Huidrom Subhaschandra alias Sobha of Ishok Mayai Leikai was given ‘capital punishment’ by the outfit on January 29. The release stated that he was killed for his anti party activities and ignoring the warning of the outfit to sever ties with former Union Minister Th Chaoba of Nambol constituency of Bishnupur District. SFs arrested a KCP militant from Lamlai area in Imphal East District.

January 30: One militant belonging to KCP-MC, identified as Lairenlakpam Davidson Singh (24), was arrested from Lamlai in Ukhrul District. One 9-mm pistol with four bullets loaded in the magazine was seized from his possession.

The troopers of Assam Rifles rescued two women, identified as Thangjam Ongbi Subarani alias Ichan (42) and Oinam Ongbi Chanam alias Dilabi (47), from the general area of Keibul - Ithing of Bishnupur District who were abducted by KCP-MC on January 24. The militants were demanding INR 10 lakh in extortion.

January 30: One cadre belonging to KCP-Lamheiba, identified as Yairellakpam Davidson (24), was arrested by local residents of Yaingangpokpi bazaar while he was on an extortion drive. They also recovered one 9-mm pistol, one magazine with four live rounds of bullets from the cadre.

January 29: SFs arrested three KCP cadres from different areas of Manipur. The KCP cadres have been identified as Moirangthem Angoton alias Tomba Singh (23) of Yairipok Top, Thoubal, Yumnam Ngamba Meitei alias Septi (21) of Yairipok Top, Thoubal and Yumnam Arun Kumar alias Naobi (21) of Yairipok Top, Thoubal District. One .32 mm pistol and two live rounds were seized from the militants.

January 25: SFs arrested five militants belonging to the KCP from Yairipok Yambem area. One pistol with magazine and seven live rounds of 9-mm bullets recovered from them.

SFs arrested two militants belonging to KCP-MC, identified as Khumanlambam Gandhi (45) and K. Bungo (31) both hailing from Nongren, at Nongren, under Lamlai Police Station of Ukhrul District. These militants are on the wanted list of the NIA, for their involvement in numerous bombing incidents in the state including the planting of a car filled with explosives inside the Governors' Bungalow of Manipur in 2010.

January 14: SFs arrested one OGW of KYKL and KCP identified as Oinam Ibohal (45) from Ishok in Imphal West District. Ibohal was handed over to Mayang Imphal Police Station.

January 11: SFs arrested one cadre of KCP-MC, identified as Noren Singh (27), from Khuropokpi along National Highway-39 and handed him over to the Porampat Police station. Thirty live rounds of 7.62 mm SLR and one Chinese Grenade were also recovered from him.

2010

December 26: Three militants belonging to the KCP-MTF were arrested from Langthabal area.

December 20: Mutum Jiten alias Jiban (26) and Ningthoujam Ranjan alias Spirit (23) belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP surrendered.

A combined team of Thoubal Police and 28 AR personnel arrested one cadre belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP during a search operation conducted in Lilong area. The arrested cadre was identified as Uritkhinbam Mohindro Singh alias Maiba (42). One Chinese hand grenade along with detonator and two demand letters of the outfits were recovered from his possession.

A combined of the District and personnel of 27 AR arrested two women sympathisers of Military Council faction of the KCP while frisking and checking at Wangoo Laipham area. The arrested women sympathisers were identified as Khangembam Ongbi Achoubi Devi (55) and Potsangbam Ongbi Hariton (61).

Imphal West District Police arrested two sympathisers of Military Council faction of the KCP from Chajing Karam area. The arrested sympathisers were identified as Wangkhem Jadu Singh (62) and Paonam Budhachandra Singh (60). They disclosed that they are assigned to extort money from the candidates of ensuing Nagar Panchayat election of Chajing Karam area for party fund.

December 19: Three militants belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP were arrested by Police from Imphal East District. The militants were identified as Haobam Dinesh alias Lukok (25), Akoijam Somorjit alias Yaima Singh (27) and Yambem Hemanta alias Maimu Singh (33).

Thoubal District Police arrested a militant belonging to Lamyanba Khuman faction of the KCP, identified as Ningthoujam Sanjoy (25), from an unspecified place. The Police recovered a 9-mm Pistol with a Magazine and two live rounds of 9mm ammunition from the militant.

December 16: The Police arrested two cadres of Lamyanba Khuman group of KCP during a search operation in Waikhong Yangbi area at around 4 pm. The incident followed the rescue of two bus owners abducted by the outfit for ransom. The arrested militants were identified as Ningthoujam Sanjoy alias Sanjoyba (32) and Ningombam Phajabi (40). The Police also recovered one 7.65 mm pistol with live rounds and one Nokia mobile handset.

December 12: A militant belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of KCP, identified as Oinam Halloba alias Bobby alias Naoton alias Newson alias Khanganba (20), was arrested by Security Forces from Salam Konjil tri-junction. He was handed over to Kumbi Police Station.

December 11: Troops of 33 Assam Rifles (AR) arrested two OGWs of Military Council faction of the KCP from Wangu Parking in Bishnupur District. The arrested OGWs were identified as Yumnam Ibocha Singh (51) and Budha Singh (30). They accepted their involvement in extortion related activities in and around Bishnupur District.

December 7: Imphal East District Police arrested three cadres belonging to Malem Nganba Meetei group of the Military Council faction of the KCP from near Kusum Oil Pump. The three arrested cadres were identified as Laishram Diren Singh (27), Salam Geeta Devi (30), and Md Abdul Wahid Khan alias Awas (20). The arrested cadres confessed that they were involved in extortion of money from the general public, Government officials, businessmen etc. They also disclosed that they were working under the command of one Nando of Khangabok Part III of the Military Council faction of the KCP.

December 5: One cadre belonging to Malemnganba Meitei group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Md Ajib Khan alias Thoicha (20), was arrested from Urup Makha Leikai near Litan Makhong. Ajib Khan disclosed that he was involved in hijacking of Tata Magic from Imphal to Wangjing and also in extortion of money from general public, Government officials, businessmen, etc. He also disclosed that he was working under the command of Md Kora alias Altab Khan (33).

December 5: A combined team of the Imphal West District Police and 39 Assam Rifles arrested a militant belonging to Lamyanba Khuram group of Military Council faction of the KCP from Thangmeiband Lilashing Khongnangkhong. The militant was identified as Ningthoujam Maimu Singh (40). He disclosed that he joined the outfit in October, 2010 through one Irengbam Bodhe (36).

December 4: One Assistant Engineer of Public Works Department, Ningthoujam Bimol (50), was abducted by unidentified militants from near his home at Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, Leirak Achouba in Imphal West District.

Imphal West District Police arrested one cadre of MTF of KCP, identified as Thounaojam Achouba alias Loya (21), from Heirangoithong Bridge. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in August 2010 through one Thoudam Sanatomba (30). He is currently working under the command of Tiken of Waheng Khuman. One 9 mm locally made pistol with magazine loaded with one live round and one hand grenade was seized from him.

Troops of 12 Maratha Light Infantry arrested three cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP from Utlou Lairenjam of Imphal West District. They were identified as Thingbaijam Thoithoi alias Ibungo (38), Kh Unittam Kumar (48) and Thongam Hirojit Singh (47). All the three cadres were handed over to Nambol Police Station.

Another team of Imphal West District Police arrested another cadre of MTF of KCP, identified as Longjam Shyamjai Singh (42), from Keishamthong Eleangbam Leikai near Model School. He revealed to the Police that he was working in Finance Section as finance nominee under one Kesho of the outfit since last 4/5 months, and further disclosed that he had extorted huge amount of money from Electricty Department and handed over to the Kesho for party fund. The Police also recovered one mobile handset from his possession.

December 3: The troopers of AR arrested two cadres of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Heman Rajeshowar alias Boyai (27) and Kiyam Ibomcha alias Ramesh, from Jemol area under Moirang Police Station of Ukhrul District.

SFs arrested one cadre Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Ningthoujam Jiten Singh alias Agang (32) from Langol Housing Complex in Imphal East District.

SFs arrested one over ground worker of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Salam Santi Singh (45), from the western side of Shamushang Santipur Lake in Imphal West District. One rubber tube containing three AK 56 Rifles, six magazine, two Chinese hand grenades and 284 rounds of AK ammunition were recovered from the same area after his confession.

December 1: Three cadres belonging to the Mobile Task Force of KCP, identified as Ningthoujam Ibochouba alias Nonglei (45), Wairakpam Sunil Singh (33) and Khangembam Promila alias Abai Devi (33) were arrested by a team of Imphal West Police from Minuthong area. Ibochouba joined the outfit in July 2010 through one Samananda of Kongpal Mutum Leikai and worked under the command of one Kesho of Mobile Task Force of KCP while adding that Sunil and Promila joined the same group through Ibochouba.

November 28: Troops of 23 AR arrested two cadres of L Khuman faction of the KCP from Napet Palli in Imphal East District. The cadres were identified as Irengbam Mohan alias Inao Singh (35) and Thangjam Babitor alias Peter (25). One .32 pistol with magazine and five live rounds were seized from them. They were handed over to Lamlai Police Station.

November 28: The KCP and Bangladesh based Proletarian Party of East Bengal (Maoist Unity Group) agreed to initiate a process towards formation of a new Coordinating Committee of the Maoist Party and Organisations of the South Asia. As report suggests, a preparatory committee has been already constituted to realise the proposed coordinating with comrade Polash of Bangladesh and comrade Yaibi-Len of Manipur as convenor and co-convenor respectively, said a joint press statement signed by KCP publicity and propaganda secretary W Malemnganba Meitei and Proletarian Party of East Bengal (Maoist Unity Group) spokesperson Abdul Khan.

November 27: Four engineers and a driver of the Manipur Public Health Engineering (PHE) department were abducted by militants belonging to Leisemba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP in Senapati District. Police said the militants abducted the officials on National Highway 39 while they were going to Tadubi in Senapati District to attend the inauguration of a water supply scheme of the department. Police recovered their vehicle in the afternoon but the hostages, identified as assistant engineers K. Rameshore and H. Gyaneshore, section officer (junior engineer) K. Manigopal, surveyor of work N. Somi and driver A. Ibomcha, remained untraced. In a statement issued, the 'publicity secretary' of Military Council faction of the KCP, Paikhomba, said the outfit's military wing, Kangleipak Fingang Lanmee, had taken the five persons hostage under "Operation Mangal" and would not release them until the PHE department reached an agreement with it over "certain matters".

November 26: A team of Imphal East District Police arrested one militant of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Athokpam Gobin (22), from Wairi Mani Yaiskul Leikai in Imphal East District. One 9-mm pistol made in USA marked as 'Smith and Wesson' loaded with four live rounds in the magazine and one mobile hand set (were recovered from the possession of the arrested militant.

November 22: A team of Imphal East District Police arrested two cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of the KCP identified as Khumbongmayum Raju alias Bung alias Momo Singh (32) and his wife Khumbongmayum alias Victoria Devi (26) from Lamlong area. A .32 pistol loaded with one magazine and one live round was recovered from the possession of Khumbongmayum Raju. On further verification, the two disclosed that they are working under the command of one Chanu of Thanga belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of the KCP.

November 21: Bishnupur District Police arrested a rifleman, identified as Mohmmud Slatur Rahman (24) with a lady accomplice, identified as Ningombam Premila Devi alias Ibemcha alias Victoria (35). The duo was involved in extortion in the name of Lamngakpa group of Military Council faction of the KCP and transaction of money through 24 bank accounts which were found in different names. The duo revealed that they were working directly under Oinam Shyam Singh (32) and Wahengbam Tomba Singh (34) for the past one and a half years. They also said they are actively involved in the collection money from the general public and the transaction of the extorted money to various cadres of the proscribed outfit.

November 20: A combined team of Imphal West District Police, 26 AR and 12 Maratha Light Infantry seized a huge cache of explosives and ammunition during a raid conducted at the areas of Lamphel Sankeithel. According to an official source, the joint team seized 20 Chinese made Hand Grenades and 69 live ammunition of AK rifles, concealed inside a tin fish can, from the possession of two over ground workers belonging to the Khaba faction of KCP. The arrestees were identified as Nongthombam Jiten (42) and his wife N. Bijenti alias Inaocha (42), presently staying at a rented in Sanakeithel. The duo disclosed that the can was handed to them on mid week of October by one Ibungo belonging to Khaba faction of KCP. The number of AK ammunition was 119 at that time. 15 days after they were handed with the items, some youths came and collected about 50 live ammunition of AK rifles.

Troops of 23 AR and 39 AR arrested one militant belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP identified as Hanjabam Rabi Sharma alias Dishho from Imphal West District. He was handed over to Lamlai Police station.

November 18: A combined team of 39 AR and 33 AR launched an operation in Wairi area of Imphal East District and arrested one cadre of the Noyon Faction of the KCP. The arrested militant was identified as Soram Abungcha Meitei Khaba (24) and he was handed over to Lamlai Police Station.

Troops of 23 AR arrested another cadre of the same outfit on the same day from Palao area of Ukhrul District. He was identified as one Mhamba (35). One hand grenade and a mobile hand set were recovered from his possession. He was also handed over to the Lamlai Police Station.

November 17: Unidentified militants hurled a hand grenade at the residence of one Ningthoujam Inakhunba (56) in Kwakeithel Thounaojam Leikai in Imphal West District. However, no one was injured in the blast. One scooter which is suspected to have been used by the militants was found abandoned along Tiddim Road. Earlier, on October 26, one hand grenade was found at the residential gate of Inakhunba in the night of. Inakhunba disclosed that Kaba Meitei faction of KCP had demanded INR 1.5 million from him. Inakhunba is said to be the brother of former Fisheries Minister and current Member of Legislative Assembly Ningthoujam Mangi.

Troops of 23 AR arrested two militants belonging to Lanheiba group of Military Council faction of the KCP during search operation at Nongren Mamang leikai and Nongada Makha Leikai in Ukhrul District. The arrested militants were identified as Kongbrailakbam Naoba Sharma (22) and Khongbantabam Raghu Singh (49). Six live rounds of AK 47 were recovered from the duo.

November 16: One KCP cadre, identified as Amom Bir Singh alias Kapa (56), was arrested by Thoubal District Police from Kakching Khunou area. One 9-mm pistol with magazine and four live rounds were recovered from Bir’s possession.

November 15: A team of Imphal West District Police arrested a cadre of the K.K. Nganba faction of the KCP, identified as Chongtham Rani Singh. He disclosed that he is working under one Rocky of the outfit and involved in the extortion of money from general public for party fund.

November 12: Troops of 23 and 33 AR reportedly arrested two cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of the KCP from Moirang Khoru Leikai and Pagakcha of Ukhrul District. The arrested militants were identified as Angom Ibung alias Jeevan (27) and Angom Sana Singh (38). One .32 mm pistol with magazine and two live rounds, and five live rounds of AK 47 rifle were recovered from the two.

Reacting to a press release issued on November 6 which informed about KCP 'Chairman' Ningamba presiding a winter session of the outfit, another press release issued by Wanglen Khuman of the outfit's 'information and public relations' department negated the earlier press release saying that neither 'Chairman' Ningamba presided any session nor any winter session was held. Accusing one Malem of being a black sheep and going too far with his anti-party activities, the outfit said that KCP Mobile Task Force 'commander' Tamyalakpa has been entrusted to keep a strict vigil on him and to take up befitting action.

November 10: Troops of 33 AR along with Police arrested a woman Over Ground Worker belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Wangem Chauba (26), from Keibul Mayai Leikai of Bishnupur District. She revealed that she is an active member of the group. She was actively involved in recruitment, 'tax' collection and extorting money for the outfit from Keibul Lamjao area. The arrested woman was handed over to Moirang Police Station.

The KCP 'banned' the ongoing mela (fair) at Loitang Khunou in Imphal West District until an agreement with the manager Moirangthem Herojit of Kakwa and the organiser Thokchom Ibochou of Loitang Khunou. Announcing this in a statement, Tabungba Meitei of the information and public relations department of the outfit cautioned the public against visiting the mela.

November 9: A new batch of functionaries of the Mobile Task Force of the KCP was appointed during a meeting of the party's central committee held on October 7 with Nganba Meitei in the chair. The meeting appointed Nganba Meitei as 'chairman', Bimol Khuman as 'general secretary', Pamel Meitei as 'army chief', Poirei Meitei as 'finance secretary', Deepak Mangang as 'project officer', Khaba Khuman as 'organisation secretary' and Sunil Meitei as 'publicity secretary', informed a press release issued by the 'publicity secretary'.

November 4: Troops of 31 AR apprehended one KCP cadre, identified as Aslam Khan (24) from Pangal Basti of Chandel District. The militant was handed over to Imphal West Police Station.

November 1: A combined team of Bishnupur District Police and troops of Gorkha Rifles arrested two cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP from Kwasiphai. They were identified as Huidrom Mashi Devi alias Thoibi (42) and Wahengbam Ibungomacha Meitei alias Inaocha alias Koktang alias Tamo (37). Two mobile handsets with SIM cards were seized from their possession.

October 31: Troops of 29 AR arrested a cadre of the KCP and a new recruit of the outfit during an operation conducted along Imphal-Moreh section of NH-39. The militant was identified as Leihaorungbam Sital alias Fangnaba (19) of Takhel. Sital was accompanied by a fresh recruit identified as Chingkhei Nganba alias Paupa Singh (16) of Takhel. Chingkhei Nganba was sent back to his home through his parents while Sital was handed over to Imphal West Police Station.

October 30: Imphal West District Police arrested one cadre of Military Council faction of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) belonging to Tabungba group, identified as Angom Tarachand alias Ibungo (30), from Indira Park gate. He revealed that he joined the organization some 2/3 months back and was assigned to serve demand letters. A nokia handset was also seized from his possession.

Police arrested a cadre of Sajou faction of KCP, identified as Ningombam Boboi Meitei (32) alias Boy from near Manipur University gate. He disclosed that he joined the outfit under one Jayanta alias Sajou of Bashikhong after he left PLA. One 9mm pistol with five live rounds in the magazine and one .32 revolver with one live round in the chamber were seized from his possession.

October 29: A combined team of Imphal West District Police and 39 Assam Rifles (AR) troops arrested a KCP militant, identified as Tongjam Arjun Singh alias Neon (25), from Thangmeiband Lilashing Khongnang-khong.

SFs arrested ‘lieutenant’ Thoudam Bobby Singh alias Laisana alias Ibomcha (33) in the same District. One 9 mm pistol and some ammunition were seized from him.

Police arrested one cadre of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Lairenlakpam Abom (19) from Lamphel Sana Keithel. Two Chinese hand grenades were recovered from the house of the militant.

October 28: Three cadres of the KCP and two PREPAK cadres surrendered along with their arms in Imphal. While the surrendered KCP militants were identified as Inaobi Singh, Mangkhanpao and Govind Singh, the surrendered PREPAK militants were identified as Sunil Singh and Th Chittaranjan Singh. The militants also deposited one AK rifle with magazine, 4 pistols with magazines, 29 live rounds of AK and 15 live rounds of 9-mm during the ceremony.

October 26: One female sympathiser of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Waheng- bam 45 was arrested from the gate of Birhari College, Khundrakpam. She reportedly disclosed that one of his son namely Wahengbam Ibohal alias Mangang is a cadre of Military Council faction of the KCP.

October 24: A combined team of Bishnupur District Police and troops of Gorkha Rifles arrested three OGWs of Military Council faction of the KCP from Keinou and Yumnam Khunou Mamang Leikai. The OGWs were identified as Sawaibam Ningol Angangcha alias Panthoibi (30), Ibungo (28) and Oinam Somananda alias Sanjoy Macha (32). They disclosed that they were involved in extortion activities.

The KCP brought out its half yearly publication of "Lanthengminnasi Eikhoi".

October 23: Troops of 28 Assam Rifles and 33 Assam Rifles launched a joint operation in the area of Thanga Salam of Imphal West District and arrested one cadre of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Jeevan (34). Two Mobile hand sets were recovered from the arrested militant.

October 19: A team of Imphal West District Police arrested the three cadres of Khaba faction of KCP who were involved in the threatening the family members of Mayengbam Shyam (58) an Under Secretary of the Manipur Legislative Assembly secretariat by showing hand grenade in connection with the monetary demands. The arrested cadres were identified to be Moirangthem Kenedy (27), Oinam Naobi (24) and Ninthoujam Deben (19). One Chinese hand grenade, two bikes were seized from them by the Police.

A press release issued by Tabungba Meetei of the KCP’s ‘information and public relations department’ asserted that the bomb attack on Misao Gas agency on October 7 was launched to teach the agency a lesson for treating party cadres as enemies in response to an appeal for some assistance. It also claimed its hand in the attack on Raj Polyclinic. The bomb placed at Tiny Tots’ School was a gift to Denny, it added.

October 18: Imphal East District Police arrested two cadres of the Military Council faction of KCP from Kongpal Mutum Leikai. The arrested cadres were identified as Kongbam Surchandra Singh alias Yambung Meetei (50), and Nongthombam Joysing Singh (23). On verification the two disclosed that they were working under one Lamyanba Khuman and were involved in extortion.

A press release issued by ‘publicity officer’ Washington Meitei of Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of the KCP-MC said that the outfit would not remain silent if the PWD staffs commit the ‘blunder’ of openly challenging the outfit. It also asked all concerned staff of PWD to contact the outfit. Declaring that all PMGSY works have been ‘banned’, the outfit asked concerned officials not to prepare and sign bills.

October 14: Two cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP-MC, identified as one Senjam Ibomcha alias Suresh Meetei (34) and Gurumayum Rocky alias Angangcha Sharma (20), were arrested from Khurai Tharoijam Leirak in Imphal East District. Two extortion demand letters of the outfit under the caption Kangleipak Communist Party central Finance addressed to office of the Director General of Post Office, Manipur and office of the taxation Commissioner, and one Bajaj Scooter were recovered from their possession. On verification, they disclosed that they joined the outfit in the month of September through one Mama alias Sushil of Lamlong.

Two cadres of Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Kshetrimayum Kolin alias Boinao alias Boicha (19) and Keisam Ringo Ras alias Gangu Singh (20) were arrested from Hatta near Public hospital. On verification they disclosed that they joined the outfit in the month of July, 2009.

Imphal West District Police arrested one cadre of the KCP-MC, identified as Laishram Shantikumar alias Sanayaima alias Hajuti (49), from Wangkhei near Andro Bus parking. Laishram Shantikumar disclosed that he is working under on Haji of Lilong. One extortion demand letter of the outfit signed by Khaba Meitei, Finance in-charge was seized from his possession.

October 13: The Lanheiba group belonging to the Military Council of the KCP had handed over a demand note of INR 10 00000 through one of the family members.

October 12: Military Council faction of the KCP-MC, in a statement issued by Lanheiba Meitei, ‘secretary military affairs’, said the outfit is also observing black day on October 15 to mark the merger of Manipur to the Indian union in 1949.

October 10: The All Manipur Government Higher Secondary Lecturer’s Welfare Association appealed to the Lamyanba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP to lift the monetary demand of INR ten million it had made to the Council of Higher Secondary Education in Manipur. Declaring that the monetary demand have affected the smooth running of the council which is about to start the yearly examination for 2011, it appealed to the concerned group to lift the monetary demand considering the education of the students.

Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Army from Yurembam in Imphal West District.

They were identified as R.K. Mocha Singh (35) and Wangkhem Bruce Lee Singh alias Abu (22).

October 9: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Army from Yurembam in Imphal West District. They were identified as Angom Suniljoy Singh alias Thouba (26) and Shoubam Samen Singh alias Naotomba (23).

October 8: Unidentified militants lobbed a grenade at the residence of a Pradhan (Chief) of the Thinugnei Gram Panchayat (village level local self-Government institution), identified as Ibopishak (64), under Bishnupur Police Station. However the bomb failed to explode. Subsequently, the bomb was safely defused by the Police. Further sources said that the Pradhan received a monetary demand from the Military Council faction of the KCP few months back

October 5: A team of the Imphal West District Police arrested three cadres belonging to Lamyanba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP. In the first incident two cadres of the outfit, identified as, Moirangthem Robindro alias Ibungo (29) and Konsam Ranbir Singh, were arrested in front of Hotel Excellency. The two arrested cadres disclosed that they were working under the command of one Dhruba, project officer of the outfit. They were assigned to extort money from general public for party fund. A cellular phone was recovered from the possession of Robindro.

On further verification another woman cadre of the outfit was also arrested on the same day from Waheng Leikai Bus parking namely Phirenbam Sanatombi Devi (51). She disclosed that she was also working under the command of Dhruba of the outfit. A mobile handset was seized from her possession.

At least four cadres belonging to Mobile Task Force of the KCP were killed by the Bishnupur District Police during an encounter at Mutum Yangpi.

September 30: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal West District Police from near Hotel Nirmala. They were identified as Moirangthem Ropen alias Enao (32) and Lambalmayum Promananda alias Nanao (33). Two cellular phones were recovered from their possession.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Khumanthem Shamu Singh (45), was arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Army from Awang Khunou village under Lamshang Police Station. One 9-mm pistol with magazine and four live rounds of 9-mm ammunition were recovered from his possession.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Thokchom Boi alias Sharatchandra Singh (29), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Bashikhong near Meira Club. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in 2004 through one Kh. Romesh and he was involved in extortion of money from people.

September 27: Two cadres belonging to Lamyaanba Khuman faction of the KCP were arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East District Police and 24 Assam Rifles in two separate search operations at Kongpal Iranpham Thongkhong and Khongjom Laibung. They were identified as Hemam Boinao alias Boy Singh (25) and Tekcham Ningol Mutum Ongbi Kiranmala (35). Five Chinese made hand-grenades properly concealed inside portable electric lamps were recovered from their possession. The Police said that hand grenades were to be used in extortions in valley area. Boinao was also involved in the September 26 grenade attack carried out at the residence of Pradhan Dhiren of Moirang Kampu.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Khongbantabam Shontojit Singh (29), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Kanglapat Parking near MG Avenue. He disclosed of joining the outfit in September 2010 through one Bheigo of Nongada Awang Leikai. Shontojit further revealed that he had extorted huge amount of money from the general public of Imphal area at the instruction of Bheigo.

The Don Bosco High School Guardians/Parents Association at Chingmeirong in Imphal East District appealed to the Lamyanba Khuman group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP to withdraw the monetary demand served on the teachers of the school.

A cadre belonging to Military Task Force faction of the KCP, identified as Keisham Sunilkanta alias Goroba Singh (24), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Bamon Leikai. He disclosed that he joined the faction in 2010 through one Santosh of Heingang and was operating under his ‘command’.

September 26: Three cadres belonging to Lamyaanba Khuman faction of the KCP, including two women, were arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Army. They were identified as Hodam Anita (51), Thoudam Ibemcha alias Binita (29) and Kh. Dhanendra (24). Extortion notes were recovered from their possession.

The people at Moirang Kampu in Imphal East District captured four cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP in two different incidents when they were trying to attack Gram Panchayat member, identified as Wahengbam Dhiren (40). Two of them were handing over a bomb in the guise of a gift pack to Wahengbam. They were subsequently handed over by people to the Police.

September 25: A cadre belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Khumukcham Binand Singh (30), was arrested by the Thoubal District Police near Thoubal YK College. He disclosed that he was operating in the ‘finance section’.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Ningthoujam Surjit Meetei alias Achaiba (27), was arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles from Salungpham area. A 9-mm pistol containing one magazine loaded with four live rounds, one HE hand grenade and three demand letters of the faction were recovered from his possession. He is currently operating in the ‘finance section’ under the command of one Khoirangba of Thanga village.

A KCP cadre was arrested by the Assam Rifles when he was traveling in a vehicle at Khudengthabi from Imphal to Moreh. He was arrested as Mohamed Faran Khan alias Apika (22). One cellular phone with a SIM card, a driving license and INR 775 were recovered from his possession. He was subsequently handed over to the Imphal West District Police.

A combined team of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles arrested four cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, including one female cadre who was involved in the bomb attack at the residence of PA of State Health Minister on September 23 at Nongpok Kakching.

A cadre Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as N. Surjit Meitei alias Achaiba (27), was arrested a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles from Salungpham Mayai Leikai. A 9-mm pistol with magazine, four live rounds, one .36 HE grenade and three demand letters of the faction were recovered from his possession.

September 23: The construction work on Khoyum Sabal Water Supply Scheme under the funding of Manipur Public Health Engineering Department at Awang Khunou that began in August 2010 remained stalled following the diktat of a militant group.

September 24: Another woman cadre of KCP, identified as one Oinam Indra (30), was arrested by Imphal West District Police from her house at Singjamei Oinam Thingel Leikai. She disclosed that she was assigned to transport arms and ammunitions and incriminating documents relating to the outfit under instruction of Ningombam Arun alias Santosh of Ningom Thongjao, added the statement.

September 23: One cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammad Hussain (31), was arrested by Imphal West District Police from Jalal crossing, Thangal Bazar. One extortion letter, relating to KCP-MC, along with a driving license and a scooter, bearing No. MN 04/2242, were recovered from his possession.

The Imphal West District Police arrested two cadres of the KCP from Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai near Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) Oil Pump. They were identified as Kshetrimayum Binoy alias Kebe (28) and Naorem Iboyaima alias Naobi, (31) Singjamei Meisnam Leikai. They disclosed that they were assigned to serve demand letters to general public at Singjamei areas. Further, they said they were involved in hurling grenades and firing rounds at houses in the said area.

September 22-23: Suspected militants hurled hand grenade at the house of the president of the United Committee Manipur (UCM), Dilip Yumnamcha of Keinou Thongthak, in Bishnupur District. The grenade failed to explode and was defused later. Later, a piece of paper, written, "Lamyanba Khuman faction of the Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council, ‘District Commander’ Nongdren Khomba Meetei’s last warning and some phone numbers", was recovered from the incident site.

September 22: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kakchingtabam Boby alias Ingobi Sharma (35), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Kongpal Iranpham Bridge on September 22, reports Imphal Free Press. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in 2010 under the ‘command’ of one Sovet and he was involved in extortion from the general public.

September 21: A cadre belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Huidrom Uttappa alias Monish Singh (52), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Keishampat Jailor Leirak on. He disclosed that he had joined the outfit in 2010 under one Angamba Mangang, finance officer of the Noyon faction of the KCP group and currently operating under his ‘command’. He further disclosed that he had extorted huge amount of money from the general public and businessmen and also involved in the extortion of INR 50,000 from Dijendra and had handed over the same to Angamba Mangang for outfit’s fund.

BSF troops of the Assam and Meghalaya frontier killed four militants of ULFA and Military Council of the KLNLF, arrested 17 militants belonging to the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), KLNLF, People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Military Council faction of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), United National Liberation Front (UNLF), MULTA and Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) among others. They also got nine militants of ULFA, NDFB and All Adivasi National Liberation Army (AANLA) to surrender along with arms and ammunition

September 19: Another combined team of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles arrested two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Meitankeishangbam Jiban Singh alias Katung (28) and Thokchom Sanayanba Meitei alias Apao (29), from their respective residences at Sabungkhok Makha Leikai and Awang Leikai. One .32 pistol loaded with four live rounds in the magazine was recovered from their possession. The Police said that the recovered arms were used for intimidating the people and to collect money from the public and offices. With the arrest of four militants, the total number of militants arrested in the last two months by SFs in Imphal East District reached 70.

‘Chief commander’ of Military Task Force faction of the KCP, Kesho Meetei, delared that the congress of the outfit held in September 2010 unanimously approved discharge of former ‘chief commander’ City Meitei from the outfit and his appointment as the ‘chief commander’. He took ‘charge’ of the ‘chief commander’ of the outfit with effect from September 17, said a statement.

A press release by Lanchen Meiteei Chanu, ‘publicity and information officer’ of the Lanchenba group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP on stated that the leader of the group Ngangom Naoba alias Khellen alias Lanchenba Mangang was missing.

September 17: Suspected militants hurled a bomb at the private residence of Manibabu Likmabam, Programme Executive of Doordarshan Kendra Imphal channel, at Khongman Zone II under Irilbung Police Station in Imphal East District. However, the bomb failed to explode and was defused by the Police. Subsequently, the Chingkheinganba group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP claimed responsibility for the attack. A press release issued by the outfit’s ‘publicity and information secretary’ Paikhomba accused Manibabu of showing no respect and deriding the group and alleged that Manibabu rudely rejected its invitation to talk something about ‘commission programmes’.

September 16: Two cadres belonging to Lalumba group of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Brahmapur Leikai. They were identified as Khumanthem Abungi alias Jameson (23) and Nameirakpam Somorjit Singh (24). They were operating under the ‘command’ of Bogo alias Somorendro alias Naobi of the faction.

September 10: A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Konsam Naocha Singh alias Lammeithanbi (30), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles from Huidrom village.

An over ground worker belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Wahengbam Kabi Singh (34), was arrested by the troops from Khordak area of Thoubal District. He was involved in extortion and militant activities.

An over ground worker belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, Wahengbam Pheijao Singh, was arrested a combined force the Assam Rifles and Bishnupur District Police along with India Reserve Battalion personnel in Khordak area of Thoubal District. He was subsequently handed over to Kumbi Police Station.

September 9: A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Naocha alias Lamaithandi (30), was arrested by the Assam Rifles in Huidrom area.

September 6: Reacting to the statement of Military Council faction of the KCP asking some civil society organisations not to make one-sided judgment or add communal colour to Mapao Khullen incident, United Committee Manipur (UCM) clarified that the organisation has never tried to defame the outfit and add communal colour to the incident. A UCM press release said that the body conducted a spot visit to the village with media persons in the aftermath of the incident in which UCM members interacted with villagers, village headman and Pastor. As per statement given by them, around 25 male villagers were assaulted by cadres of the faction asking them to identify 'informers' in night of August 31. The cadres also asked the villagers to leave the village within 4-5 days, the press release said.

Two KCP cadres surrendered before the Assam Rifles at Mantripukhri in Imphal West District. They were Private Heikrujam Ngongo alias Tondonba (20) and private Ningthoujam Tolen alias Chinglen (21).

Classes were suspended when teachers of Don Bosco School demonstrated inside the school campus at Chingmeirong in Imphal East District in protest against monetary demands served on them by Malemnganba group of the (KCP. The teachers said that some persons who identified themselves as cadres of Malemnganba group of the KCP called up the Headmaster and demanded that each teacher should pay INR 250 per month and one-time annual 'tax' of INR 3000 per teacher.

September 5: The ultimatum served by Military Council faction of the KCP to people vacate their Mapao Khullen village under Saikul Block of Senapati District within five days expired. Four students and a teacher staying at a boarding left the village due to the threats from a militant group.

September 3: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Aseibam Tomba alias Arju (24), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from North AOC area.

September 2: The Lamyanba Khuman group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP accused some individuals of extorting INR 100, 000 from the Manipur Tribal Development Corporation in the name of outfit, even as the same party has been imposing ‘restrictions’ on the Corporation. The outfit’s ‘publicity officer’ Washington Meitei said Warengbam Ibomcha of Kangla Sagolmang and his wife Sana Devi together with one Rajen of Khagempalli extorted the money from the Corporation. Even as the three accused were informed repeatedly to talk with the outfit on the matter, they have never responded but rather made derisive remarks against the group through telephone, said Washington. Those individuals earning or attempting to earn money by way of extortion from the public and departments in the name of the party would never be let off without taking up due actions, he mentioned. Further accusing Ibomcha and Sana of collecting money from some people by promising them jobs, the outfit asked all the accused to contact it.

August 31: Three persons, including a retired taxation inspector Wangkhem Modhu Singh (62), were wounded when unidentified militants triggered a grenade blast targeting Modhu Singh’s residence at Chingmeirong Mamang Leikai under Lamphel Police Station in Imphal West District. Family sources revealed that there was a monetary demand of one million from Noyon faction of the KCP.

Two women cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles from Khongman Mangjil area. They were identified as Takhelchangbam Omita alias Chanchal Devi (29) and R.K. Ongbi Helena Devi. Two cellular phones were recovered from Omita. During interrogation, Omita disclosed that she joined the outfit in June 2009 and Helena revealed that she joined in March 2010 through one self styled finance secretary Nong-drenkhomba and they are presently operating under his ‘command’.

One cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kabrambam Shyamkisor alias Ingo Singh (32), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from New Checkon area. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in November 2009 through one self styled District ‘finance commander’ Chingsangakpa and he was currently operating under his ‘command’.

Another of the same faction, identified as Ahongshangbam Bikramjit alias Naoba Singh alias Inaocha Singh, was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from his residence at Lambal Mayai Leikai. One 9-mm pistol loaded with two bullets in the magazine, one Chinese hand grenade and three demand notes were recovered from him. He disclosed that he also joined the faction in August 2009 through Chingsanglakpa and presently working under him. They disclosed that they were involved in extortion of money from general public, transportation of arms and ammunition and provided shelter for cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP.

August 30: A militant, Prem Singh (39), was arrested by the Assam Rifles for his involvement in dealing of arms business for the Military Council faction of the KCP at Phungreithang. One original Chinese 9-mm pistol with magazine and three live rounds of 9-mm were recovered from him. He along with recovered items was handed over to Porompat Police Station in Imphal East District.

Three cadres belonging to the Noyon faction of the KCP asked all the teaching staffs of the Johnstone Higher Secondary School in capital Imphal to pay monetary amount of INR 5000 per teacher. They also demanded some amount from the scholarship amount sanctioned to the school meant for distribution to Scheduled Tribe / Scheduled Caste and Other Backward Class students. The teachers were confined to one room of the school for several hours. Most of the teachers failed to attend classes. Subsequently a mob of students chased the suspected militants. Two of the three suspected militants managed to escape from the school premises while one of them was caught and later handed over to the Police. The person was identified as R. K. Bobby of Kwakeithel Thokchom Leikai.

August 28: A KCP cadre, Lourembam Tomba alias Kulachandra Singh, was arrested by the Imphal West district Police from Keishampat area. A .32 pistol along with magazine having two live ammunitions and 10 demand letters were recovered from his possession. He disclosed that he joined the group in January 2010 through one Roshan and was operating under the 'command' of self styled 'revenue officer' Taibanganba. He was asked to serve demand letters to various hotel, shopkeepers and businessmen located at bazaar area. He also disclosed that he had extorted a huge amount of money from general public for the outfit's fund.

August 27: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Longjam Surjit alias Ibungo Singh (30), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from his residence at Singjamei Wangma Bheigyapati Leikai. A demand letter of INR 10, 00,000 addressed to one Laiyonjam Mudhuchandra was recovered from his possession. He further disclosed that he joined the faction in 2010 through one Taba and is presently working under her 'command'.

Three other cadres of the outfit, identified as Bachaspatimayum Momo alias Rajesh Sharma (30) of Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai, Kshetrimayum Gandhi Singh (41) of Bheigyapati Leikai and Chingakham Jogamani alias Teicha Singh (35) of Singjamei Wangma Bheigyapati Leikai, were arrested from their respective houses. They disclosed that they joined the faction through Taba and they were working under her 'command'. They further disclosed that they were involved in extortion of money along with collecting information about the movements of Security Forces.

August 25: A cadre belonging to KK Nganba faction of the KCP, identified as Gangaram Lakandi, was arrested a by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles from Kakching Khunou area in Thoubal District.

Two cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman faction of the KCP and People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) were arrested by the Imphal East District Police in two separate search operations.

August 24: A cadre belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Nongmaithem Soley Singh (36), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Thangmeiband Lilasingkhongnangkhong crossing. He confessed that he joined the outfit in June 2006 through one N. Naobi Singh alias Phillips (36). He was earlier arrested by the Assam Rifles in October 2009. He also disclosed that he had collected a huge amount of money from the general public and handed over to Romita for party fund. One 9-mm pistol with magazine having two live rounds was seized from his possession. Subsequently, two more cadres of the same outfit, including a woman, were arrested from a rented house at Nagamapal Kangjabi Leirak. They were identified as Laishram N. Nongmaithem O. Romita (34) and Heirongbam N. Nongmaithem O. Menao (30).

A cadre belonging to Nando faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Riyajuddin alias Lebocha (30), was arrested by the Assam Rifles in Lilong area in Thoubal District.

August 22: A self styled Imphal East District ‘commander’ belonging to Tabungba faction of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Amarjeet Hing Embam Singh (32), and his accomplice, Ngouba Meitei (33), were arrested by a combined force of the Assam rifles and Army.

Two PLA cadres and over ground worker belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Army. They were involved in extorting money from local public and through other illegal activities.

August 21: A woman over ground worker of the PREPAK, identified as Khwairakpam Manileima (32), was arrested by a combined force of the Assam Rifles and Bishnupur District Police from Thanga area. She revealed that she was involved in extortion activities and also recruits youth for the Military Council faction of the KCP.

August 20: The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel arrested three cadres of Manipur-based Military Council faction of the KCP from Latagtilla in East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya, along India-Bangladesh border. They were identified as Laxman Meinom, Mangboi and Ibocha. The BSF arrested Laxman while trying to infiltrate from Bangladesh. Following his confession, BSF in collaboration with Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) arrested two others.

Two suspected KCP cadres were shot dead by the Assam Rifles personnel in hilly areas near N. Boljang village under Sapermeina Police Station in Senapati District. While other militants managed to escape, one AK-56 Rifle along with three magazines and 120 live ammunitions of AK 56 Rifle, one lethod gun with 11 live shells, and one .32 pistol with one magazine containing one live ammunition were recovered from the encounter site.

Two suspected KCP cadres were arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel in N. Boljang village in Senapati District.

Four cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal East District Police in separate search operations. They were identified as Thongam Noren Singh (34), Ningthoujam Millan Singh (39), Lukram Lalutombi alias Ibocho Singh (51) and Moirangthem Ibomcha alias Ramananda alias Yambung Singh (51). One demand letter of the faction address to one L. Chandramani Singh of Thangmeiband Meisnam Leikai Muchi Leirak, demanding INR 5 00000, signed by one Lamyanba Khuman was recovered from the possession of Moiranthem Ibomcha. Ningthoujam Millan Singh, Lukram Lalutombi and Moirangthem Ibomcha confessed that they joined the faction in 2010 through one Joy and they were involved in extortion of money from general public, Government officials and traders.

August 18: A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Tensubam Khelemba alias Sanathoi Singh (35), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from near Ima Keithel Imphal on August 16. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in October 2008 through one self styled Khomdom Boy alias Daneshore (31) of Pukhao and was operating in the ‘finance section’ under one Kesho of the outfit.

August 16: Two cadres belonging to K.K. Nganba faction of the KCP, identified as Yaikhom Anil Meetei (23) and Mayengbam Joy Singh (29), were arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Khurai Kongpal area. One Chinese made hand grenade was recovered from the possession of Yaikhom Anil. They confessed that they joined the outfit in 2010 through one Inao and they were involved in extortion of money from general public, Government officials, businessmen etc. and were also involved in transportation of arms and ammunitions from one place to another for the outfit.

August 12: Wife of the KCP-MC leader Ngangom Naoba alias Khelen, whose whereabouts remain untraceable, condemned factionalism within the outfit.

August 11: Three cadres belonging to Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal West District Police near Langol Ningthou temple. They were identified as Tongbram Ibomcha alias Shamcha alias Rajesh (24), Heikrujam Raja alias Inao (24) and Heikrujam Nanao alias Echa (24).

Two more cadres of the same faction were arrested by the Police. They were identified as Oinam Lalu alias Micheal (21) and Laiphrakpam Echa (19). One 9-mm pistol with magazine having four miss rounds was recovered from Echa.

August 9: Manipur Minister of Consumers Affair, Food and Civil Supplies, Yumkham Erabot, broke open the locks of the Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) located at Lamphelpat, to pave the way for the staff to resume normal duty. The office had been sealed by Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP in connection with monetary demands.

A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Thiyam Heramani alias Sanayaima Singh (51), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Uripok.

August 8: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kokello Singh (47), was arrested by the Assam Rifle personnel from a check post near Salam village along the National Highway-150 under Patsoi Police Station. He confessed that that he operated in the recruitment wing of the faction and admitted of having recruited several cadres.

August 7: Two cadres of KCP and another cadre of UNLF who were arrested by Imphal West commandos from Goa on August 2 were brought to Imphal. The KCP cadres have been identified as Naorem Manimohon Meitei alias Amit alias Kaoba alias Kokai (36) and Sahid alias John alias Khamba Phaobitek Mayai Leikai. The UNLF cadre, Sapam Mohon alias Iboyaima alias Sanatomba (37) Tentha Khunou Bazar, said Senior (SP) Imphal West L. Kailun in a press release.

Screening of cadres of Lallumba faction of the KCP-MC at the parade ground of the 1st Manipur Rifles ground in Imphal concluded. Leaders of the outfit are in tripartite talks with the representatives of the Union Government and the State Government of Manipur on January 8, 2010 had agreed to surrender en-masse to the Government and enjoy the rehabilitation package offered by the Government. On August 7, a total of 109 cadres of the outfit produced 80 arms in the screening concluded an official source said adding that the cadres are now lodging at the camp of the E-company of the 39th Assam Rifles at Khurkhul in Imphal West District.

August 6: suspected militants lobbed a hand-grenade which exploded at the residence of Director of Youth Affairs and Sports (YAS) Department in Imphal West District, Bobby Waikhom, at Loklaobung. Bobby stated that he has been receiving threats from one Leishemba working under the command of Chingkheinganba of belonging to Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP regarding the Union Government sponsored PYKA scheme since July 26. Sangai Express adds that KCP-MC claimed responsibility for the attack. The faction also accused one Naorem Open alias Boboy working in YAS Department and District Sports Officers (DSOs) of the Districts of swindling more than INR 3. 2 million.

The Union and Sate Central Governments signed a tripartite agreement of understanding with Lallumba group of the KCP-MC.

August 5: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Irungbum Them alias Loyangamba Meitei (21), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Pungdongbam. He disclosed that he joined the faction in November, 2009 through one self styled finance collector, Naocha, and was operating under his 'command' in extortion from the public. He was involved in the bomb attack of Mani Devi, a woman of Yourabung Maning Leikai.

Another cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Ningombam Erocha alias Dhanajoy (41), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Huidrom Awang Leikai. He disclosed he joined the outfit in July, 2010 through Kono Devi of Huidrom Awang leikai. He used to provide shelter for the KCP cadres besides extorting money from the public and Government officials.

One cadre each of Military Council faction of the KCP and City Meitei faction of the KCP were arrested by Imphal East District Police from different places said a press release issued by Superintendent of Police (SP) Imphal East District Th. Radheshyam. The KCP-MC cadre, identified as Irungbam them alias Loyanganba Meitei (21) was arrested up from Pungdongbam. He was involved in the bomb attack in the house of Mani Devi of Yourabung Maning Leikai. KCP-City Meitei cadre, Ningombam Erocha alias Danajoy (41), was arrested from Huidrom Awang Leikai, added the release.

August 4: The KCP claimed that its Mobile Task Force's Imphal East unit was involved in the attacks at the residences of Mayanglambam Shamungou Singh of Sekta Mayai Leikai on August 2 and Milan of Nongoi Makha Leikai on August 3, according to Sangai Express. The outfit further asserted that there is no change in the outfit's stance to target Manipur Health Minister Ph. Parijat and his political workers.

August 3: One KCP cadre, Mohammad.Tomba alias Naoritomba alias Naziruddi (53), was arrested by Thoubal District Commandos at Moijing Mina Bazaar area in Thoubal District. The cadre also disclosed that he joined KCP through Md. Sahiddin (30) in September, 2009 and was working in the Finance Section. He further disclosed that he had hurled one Hand Grenade inside the "Sunrise English School" campus at Chongtham.

One Military Council faction of the KCP cadre, Laimakhugam Kokello Singh (47) was arrested by the Army. He has been handed over to Patsoi Police Station.

August 2: The Kuki Students' Organisation (KSO), Chandel District and Naga Students' Union, Chandel (NSUC) demanded immediate roll back of the decision taken by the Manipur Government with regard to construction of designated camps for the surrendered KCP cadres at Leikun in Chandel District.

August 1: The Police arrested a cadre belonging to Lamphel faction of the KCP after a failed abduction bid at Kwakeithel Moirang Purel in Imphal West District. Two cadres of the faction were trying to abduct a doctor, Kangujam Nilachandra Singh, from his residence, but they failed due to intervention of the local people. They also opened fire in their attempt to abduct. While one, Thangjam Kiranjit alias Boy alias Chingkheingaba (26), was arrested, another cadre, Sougrakpam Nelson alias Sushil Meitei alias Bhut Makok alias Bhaimacha (26), managed to escape. The Police recovered live ammunition of 9-mm pistol from the residence of the doctor. Subsequently, the Police also recovered a hijacked motor cycle, one 9-mm pistol along with four live rounds, one wallet, a cellular phone and a charger.

July 31: A cadre belonging to Military Council of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Manglem (34), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Lamphel Sanakeithel. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in March 2010 through one K.K. Nganba and he was involved in serving demand letters to Government Departments and the general public.

July 29: A militant belonging to the Manipur based militant outfit KCP, identified as Sailiam Ramesh, and three NDFB cadres, Gautam Boro, Parikshit Boro and Ponkha Basumatary were arrested from different parts of Guwahati city.

A threat by cadres of the City Meitei Mobile Task Force faction of the KCP to continue with its series of attacks on Communist Party of India (CPI) workers of Health Minister Pheiroijam Parijat Singh in Lamlai Assembly constituency of Imphal East has struck terror among the party workers, reports Telegraph. Cadres of the outfit abducted Yumnam Manaoba (23), son of CPI Lamlai Council secretary Y. Megha on July 19 from their house at Yourabung in Imphal East. Police, however, rescued Manaoba from Imphal West and arrested two cadres of the outfit on July 23. The KCP had alleged that Parijat Singh gave contracts of his Department to his workers and relatives only besides committing irregularities in appointments. The outfit demanded INR 100 million-worth contracts and a sum of INR 20 million in cash from the Health Minister. The Minister dismissed the allegations and said, "If you want contracts, shun violence and join the mainstream."

July 25: Suspected cadres belonging to Lalheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP placed a hand grenade at auto and steel industry at Sagolband Akham Leikai. The hand grenade which was found already triggered was removed by the Imphal West District Police. Laiphrakpam Babuchand Singh (42), the owner of the steel industry disclosed that there have been continuous threats to him for monetary demands from the cadres of the faction since July 23. He further said that a 30 year old unidentified woman came to the showroom of the industry pretending to be a customer but left a piece of paper and a hand-grenade apart from taking mobile telephone number of the manager. The paper was later found out to be a demand note of the KCP. He further disclosed that there has been continuous threat from unknown callers and they even threatened to close down the steel industry if it fails to meet the monetary demand. The shop remained closed since July 24.

A woman cadre of the KCP, identified as Aguilu Kamei (40), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Mahabali. The arrested cadre disclosed that she was earlier arrested in July 2008 by the Imphal West District Police in connection with extortion of money and she was operating under the 'command' of one Bala and she was involved in extortion of money from the general public of Mahabali Kabui Khul.

A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as James Naga (17), was arrested by a combined force of the both Imphal East and Imphal West District Police from Khomidok bazaar. He was operating under self styled deputy secretary of finance Chirom Tiken Singh of the faction and self styled secretary finance Kesho Meitei of Uchiwa involved in causing bullet injury to a youth, Jibanta, and also abduction of Khaidem Nabakumar for ransom.

July 23: The Tiddim Road Light Motor Vehicles Cooperative Society demonstrated in protest against monetary demands made by Military Council faction of the KCP to Tata Magic passenger vehicles at the premises of Bishnupur Kha Junior High School in Bishnupur District. The outfit demanded ransom of INR 50,000 each to the two transporters' associations of Tata Magic plying on the routes of Imphal-Bishnupur and Imphal-Moirang.

A KCP cadre, Kshetrimayum James (32), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Sekta Mayai Leikai.

July 22: Chief Minister Idobi Singh said Police had seized a vehicle believed to have been used in the abduction of Yumnam Manaoba (23), son of Y. Megha, a close aide of State Health Minister Ph. Parijat Singh and Secretary of Communist Party of India (CPI) Lamlai Council of Imphal East. Suspected militants belonging to Monile Task Force faction of the KCP had abducted Manaoba on July 19. The Chief Minister said the Police had picked up eight persons for questioning in connection with the abduction and efforts were on to rescue the hostage. "I am closely monitoring the situation. I gave strong instructions to the director-general of police and other senior police officers to step up measures to check abductions," Ibobi Singh said. The Health Minister had said on July 21 that the abductors were demanding contracts worth INR 100 million and INR 20 million in cash from him.

A combined force of the Imphal West and Imphal East District Police rescued a student, Yumnam Manaoba (23), from Samurou in Imphal West District. He was abducted City Meitei faction the KCP on July 19. Yumnam is the son of an aide of the Health Minister Ph. Parijat.

A woman cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Ningombam Konu Devi (35), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from the Lamlong bazar area. She disclosed that she joined the faction in March 2010 through one Ningombam Naoba Singh (24) of Huidrom Mayai Leikai at Sawombung and she was operating under his 'command'.

July 20: A KCP cadre, R.K.Naocha alias Somokanta Singh (20) was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from near the Thambalkhong Bridge. One 9-mm pistol loaded with two live rounds in the magazine was recovered from his possession. He disclosed that he joined the KCP in March 2010 through one self styled 'chairman' Tamnganba alias Loya and he was involved in extortion of money from general public, Government officials, businessmen etc. along with transportation of arms and ammunitions from one place to another.

July 19: Introspecting on the political status of Manipur after its merger with India in 1949, the KCP has compared the present situation of Manipur to those days of colonialism under the British rule. A press release issued by Yaiphaba, assistant to Tabungba Meetei of the outfit's 'information and public relations' department asserted that the people of Manipur were facing misery for the last 60 years since the alleged forced merger.

Military Council faction of the KCP was not involved in any manner with the shooting and injuring of Elangbam Shyamkishore of Yaingangpokpi Awang Leikai, the outfit clarified in a press release issued by its 'military affairs secretary' Lanheiba Meitei.

July 17: An employee of the Sericulture Department, E. Shyamkeshwar, was injured after being shot at by armed miscreants at Tera Makhong under Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East District. According to a relative of the victim, Shyamkeshwar was forcefully taken away from his residence by around four miscreants along with his wife in an Alto car belonging to him around 9:30 pm. According to Assam Rifles the incident involved City Meitei Faction of the KCP.

July 14: Two cadres belonging to L. Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Assam Rifles. They were identified as Amarjeet alias Daya (20) and Khaidam alias Shashikant (32). One Chinese hand grenade, five live rounds of semi rifle, one live round of Chinese CM and 15 fired case of Chinese CM were recovered from their possession. Along with recoveries, they were handed over to Lamlai Police Station.

A cadre belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kshetrimayum Bhogendro Singh (31), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Dewlahland near Hudco gate. Two live rounds of 9-mm pistol, one cellular phone, and one laptop were recovered from his possession. He disclosed that he was operating in outfit since January 2010 and was asked to serve demand letters to the shop keepers located at Paona Bazar and Thangal Bazar areas.

A cadre belonging to Lanheiba group of the Militray Council faction of the KCP, identified as Khunjamayum Boy alias Dhuruba (25), was arrested by the Bishnupur District Police from Wangoo Santhen Leikai. Further in a follow-up action, two other cadres of the outfit were arrested by the Police from Thangmeiband Polem Leikai. They were identified as Heikrujam Joychand alias James alias Joy (34) and Wahengbam N. Heikrujam O. Tampha Chanu (25). The investigation revealed that they were involved in number of extortion cases in Bishnupur District.

A cadre belonging to Lanheiba group of the KCP, identified as Khumbongmayum Prem alias Premkumar Singh (32), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Keishampat junction. Later, on his disclosure, another cadre of the same faction, identified as Heikham Chalamba (32), was arrested from his residence at Keishampat Leimajam Leikai on the same day. The cadres disclosed that they were involved in extortion activities.

July 11: The Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP stated that its missing of its 'chief of central finance', Lanchenba Meitei, remained untraceable since boarding a flight on February 6 from Delhi to Guwahati. The outfit said that following a report about arrest of its leader by Security Forces on February 7, the outfit handed over a sum of INR one million to a prominent personality of the State to secure safe release of the arrested cadre. The outfit also stated that there was a report about Lanchenba being spotted somewhere in Shillong and a ransom demand of INR five million made to his wife by an anonymous caller.

Further, the newly floated group of the MC faction of the KCP led by Lalhaba declared that the outfit would handle all the pending cases once handled by 'chief of central finance' Lanchenba and 'military affairs committee' Lanheiba. The outfit said the decision to handle the pending cases was taken during the five day long meet of the outfit's 'central security council'. It said amongst the pending cases is one having with a cell phone dealer in Imphal which it directed to halt all its business from July 13 till the case is resolved or face action of the outfit. Another pending case is about mismanagement of over INR 4.6 million meant for distribution to flood victims in Bishnupur District in the year 2008-09, the outfit said and maintained that the key men involved in the case would be dealt with. The outfit asked the concerned authorities to settle the case within July 15 after establishing the contact earlier intimated to the Government official.

July 9: Another faction of the Military Council faction of the KCP-MC has emerged and the new faction has formed its own Central Security Council (CSC) comprising of 18 members led by Lalhaba Mangang, ‘secretary’ military affairs. A statement issued by Lalhaba Mangang said the outfit held its Congress from June 11 to 15 at its general headquarter located at somewhere in Indo-Tibetan border and assigned portfolio of 13 CSC members.

July 5: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, Achouba Singh (21) was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Pukhrambam area. He was subsequently handed over to Nambol Police Station in Bishnupur District.

July 3: A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Loitam Jiten alias Idu (35), was arrested by troops from Bishnupur Bazar area.

Two more cadres belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Keishampat Thoubal bus parking near waiting shed. They were identified as Mayengbam Soma Singh alias Inao (25) and Potsangbam Nilakanta Singh (22). Two cellular phones were recovered from their possessions. They were working under one Kesho of the faction and they were involved in delivering extortion notes to brick fields and Government Departments.

July 2: A combined force of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles foiled an abduction of three women bid by arresting three PREPAK militants near Manipur Police Training School (MPTS) at Waiton Pukhri Mapal. While the victims were identified as Yambem O. Romi Devi (38), Yambem O. Dhaneswari (42) and Hijam O. Babita (38), the arrested militants were Takhelambam Gobind alias Atomba alias Chumtham (21), Meisnam Obichand alias Boy (24) and Elangbam Chiam alias Prem (19). A 9-mm pistol along with 6 live ammunitions was recovered from Chumtham's possession, and a 9-mm pistol along with 4 live ammunitions was recovered from Prem. The abduction was carried out in connection with monetary demand imposed on Pari Imom Khwai Sandangsun School Pangei. Some miscreants imposed monetary demand identifying themselves as KCP cadres. The ransom could not be paid due to some problems. Without any warning Romi along with other two women employees were abducted from the school on July 1. Additional Superintendent of Police (Operations) maintained that taking advantages of numbers of splinter groups of KCP even other militant outfits are taking the advantages for extortions.

A KCP cadre, Laimujam Ibomcha Singh alias Ibungo (26), was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Tuwabal Lamding Khunou area in Thoubal District. 25 live rounds of 7.62-mm, one Radio Set Antenna and one cellular phone were recovered from his possession.

July 1-2: At least six cadres belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP were arrested by the Bishnupur District Police during search operations at Nambol and Utlou areas on July 1 & 2. They were identified as Laithangbam Ibomcha Singh, Oinam Chandrakumar Singh alias Meijao alias Rocky (35), Thounaojam Ajit Singh alias Thoichoubi (29), Tongbram Moupa Singh alias Joy (28), Laishram Priyokumar Singh alias Dhirembi (44) and Ngangom Abung Meitei alias Somorjit (29).

July 1: People in Kharasom of Imphal East District complained that the nine kilometer road stretch from Yorabung to Nongpok Sanjenbam could not be upgraded, due to interference from militant groups. There has been a provision of INR 24 million for repairing and upgradation of the road under the PMGSY scheme. After brief start of the work during January 2010, three groups of KCP served huge monetary demands to the contractor. As the contractors failed to entertain the demands of the group, all road repairing and upgradation work were halted from March, 2010 as some cadres of an outfit threatened contractors and assaulted labourers engaged for the road repairing works.

June 29: Doctors and staffs of the Regional Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) demonstrated inside the hospital campus, in protest against frequent harassment meted out to RIMS staffs and doctors by insurgent groups. Due to threats and mental harassment meted out by the Military Council faction of the KCP, a doctor belonging to the Radiotherapy Department of the RIMS left the State in apprehension for 15 days. The absence of the doctor has adversely effected the treatment of more than 400 plus cancer patients, said Medical Superintendent of RIMS, Y. Mohen, adding that some extortionist in guise of insurgents are operating from the Jails and are using widows to extract ransom. One such widow was arrested by the Police nearby the residence of a RIMS doctor a few days back and in the aftermath of the incident, the group has been pressuring the doctor that it was due to doctor's information that the cadre was arrested. The outfit has been pressuring the doctor that the arrested women should be released and all the necessary court proceedings must be borne by the doctor himself, Mohen disclosed.

June 27: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel along with 23 live rounds of AK-47 from Nongada under Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East District.

June 25: In connection with the stand off between the All Manipur Working Journalists' Union and the Lanheiba faction belonging to Military Council of the KCP, over the publication of a press release, a meeting was held at the Press Club, attended by Editors. During the meeting, AMWJU observed that though the Lanheiba faction did express regret to AMWJU for the unruly words and threats issued earlier, it has been rendered meaningless for directly threatening the spokesperson of AMWJU, A. Mobi, who is the Editor of Sanaleibak.

A KCP woman cadre, Oinam Sorojini Devi (45), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Khagempali Panthak.

The Noyon group of the KCP dubbed the allegation made by the Military Tribal Force faction of the KCP that slain Agricultural Officer Nongthombam Sarat had linkage with the Noyon group as a blatant lie.

June 24: A suspected KCP cadre, Mohammed Amar Shah alias Boby (19), was arrested by the BSF personnel from Lamlong Bazaar in Imphal East District area. One demand letter and one hand grenade were recovered from his possession.

A KCP cadre, Mohammed.Majibur Shah alias Nanao (32), was arrested a combined force of the Thoubal and Imphal East Districts Police along wih the Army during a search operations in Imphal East District. Five demand letters of the outfit were recovered from his possession.

June 23: One cadre of Sengoi faction of the KCP, Nongthombam Ibetombi alias Jiban alias Tombi (25), was arrested by SFs while frisking and checking at the Kakching Bazar in Thoubal District.

'Information and Public Relations' Department in-charge of the KCP, Tabungba Meetei has clarified that the outfit is not involved in the killing of Assistant horticulture Officer of Bishnupur District Horticulture Office, namely, Nongthombam Sarat.

Three KCP cadres were arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Takyel Kolom Leikai. They were identified as Chingakham Kanta alias Cheithaba alias James (36) Tongbram Ibomcha alias Freeze alias Ayingba (34) and Tongbram Sunil Singh (28).

June 21: Imphal East District Police Commandos arrested a cadre of K. K. Nganba faction of the KCP, Wahengbam Surjit Singh alias Shanjit (30) from Lamlong.

June 19: A suspected militant belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP, Moirangthem Anand (33), was arrested by the CRPF amidst a gunfire incident and later handed over to Imphal West Police. According to reports, the incident occurred when five militants came to office of District Fishery Officer (DFO) Imphal East cum project co-coordinator of directorate of fishery, H. Biramani, in relation with monetary demand. Reports said that one Bajaj pulsar motor cycle and one empty case of 7.65 mm ammunition were recovered from the possession of the arrested militant.

June 17: The Military Council faction of the KCP warned proprietor of a brick field, S. Seito, to settle terms with the outfit by June 20. The outfit alleged that one out of four cadres of the outfit who were asked to hold a talk with Seito on June 16 was detained by a group of individuals hired by proprietor and handed over to the Police. Three out of four arms of the cadres, including two Chinese 9-mm pistol and one USA 9-mm pistol, were also handed over to the Police along with one vehicle, the outfit said.

June 14: All morning newspapers based in capital Imphal failed to appear, after media houses suspended the day's publication following threats from two leaders belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP over the publication of a statement issued by one of their two leaders. The journalists condemned the threat at a meeting.

Five cadres belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, Lamyanba Khuman faction of the KCP and PULF surrendered before the Inspector-General (South) Assam Rifles, Major General C.A. Krishnan and Director General of Manipur Police Yumnam Joykumar Singh at the Assam Rifles headquarters at Mantripukhri in Imphal.

June 12: The Lamyanba Khuman group belonging to Military Council of the KCP alleged that two women, Gurumayum Prabha and Memcha, were extorting money from the people in the name of the outfit's 'project officer' Chumthang. The outfit's 'publicity officer' Washington Meitei asked them to contact the group by June 15.

June 10: The Military Council faction of the KCP stated that the 16 cadres of the group who fled from a camp and surrendered before the Security Forces were unfit trainees unable to go through the rigorous training programme.

The Lamyanba Khuman group belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP claimed its involvement in the Jun 9 killing of Premlata Devi at Phailen village under Sekmai Police Station in Imphal West District.

June 9: A woman, Gurumayum Ibemcha alias Premlata Devi (34), was shot dead by unidentified militants at Phailen village under Sekmai Police Station in Imphal West District. Police said that she was arrested in 2009 on charge of being a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP.

Four cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP and two cadres of the PLA surrendered before Director General of Manipur Police Y. Joykumar and General Officer Commanding of 57 Mountain Division Major General D.S. Hooda at Leimakhong in Senapati District. The two PLA cadres laid down one M-16 Rifles and one 9-mm pistol while the four KCP cadres surrendered one pistol each with magazines and ammunition.

16 other persons, including two brothers, who reportedly deserted from the camp of Kangleipak Fingang Lanmee (KFL), the armed wing of the Military Council faction of the KCP, in Bangladesh, surrendered. The two brothers, one 17 years old and the other 14, said that one Memcha, a friend of their mother, lured them with the assurance of free education at Bangkok around one month back. They were, however, taken to the KFL camp at Bangladesh. Hooda said that all 16 of them were misled on false promise of providing job and better education. The Manipur Police Chief said that while the militant leaders are living in luxury, their sub-ordinate cadres are placed in not so enviable position.

June 8: The Military Council faction of the KCP stated that the outfit's 'deputy chief of central finance', identified as Chingkheinganba alias Ngangom Sovet Meitei, had deserted the outfit along with one Reena, a former cadre of the PULF. Stating that the duo had taken a huge amount of party funds, the outfit said that its leadership would take a decision soon to punish the duo as well as the family members and siblings of Sovet Meitei.

June 6: A suspected militant, Mohammad Akbar (22) of Hatta, was shot dead during an encounter with the Assam Rifles at a hill range near Lemba khul village located between Thoubal and Imphal East Districts. Akbar was a former cadre of the KCP. One pistol with a magazine containing six rounds was recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

Sentinel reports that 13 militant organizations from the Northeast States of Assam, Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya figure in the list of banned organizations as it appears in the website of the Union Home Ministry (MHA). The ULFA heads the list. The other outfits were: NDFB, People's Liberation Army (PLA), and United National Liberation Front (UNLF), People's Revolutionary party of Kangleipak (PREPAK), KCP, Kanglei Yaol Kanna Lup (KYKL), Manipur People's Liberation Front (MPLF), Revolutionary People's Front (RPF), All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF), National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) and Achik National Volunteer Council (ANVC).

June 4: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Thoubal District Police during a search operation at Khekman Awang Bazar. They were identified as Asem Yaima (49) and Heigrujam Pradip (43).

June 3: The KCP stated that the outfit's Imphal West 'district collector cum fund-raiser in-charge' Maikei Ngakpa was asked to complete all pending works as well to take up actions against different departments and 21 Pradhans (chiefs) under Imphal West Gram Panchayats (village level local self Government institutions). Tabungba Meetei of the outfit's 'information and public relations department' in a press release stated that the outfit would take up actions against all those related to the Loktak Development Authority (LDA). He also asked the womenfolk of all localities to contact the outfit at KCP_politburo@rediffmail.com for any verification before staging a protest in the event of the outfit targeting any individual.

A female cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Loitongbam Ongbi Memcha (41), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Langol Games village. She revealed that the cadre was a 'recruiting officer' belonging to Lalheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP and had recruited young boys for the outfit.

June 2: A cadre belonging to K.K. Nganba faction of the KCP, identified as Kh. Ton alias Thoibi (31), was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Thonju area of Imphal West District.

May 29; A 'summer session' of the KCP was recently held at a base camp of the outfit located somewhere in Thoubal District. It further accused the NSCN-IM and Lallumba group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP of scheming to obscure the Manipuri national question. Stating that Manipur became a republic in 1947 having its elected Government three years before India became a republic, the outfit said people who settled in Manipur after 1949 would be treated as foreigners. These people whether they are Nepali, Mayang, Muslim, Kuki or Naga, would not be included in the fold of Manipuri nation, said the outfit.

May 27: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Near Moirangkhom Samashakhi Girl High School. They were identified as Sorokhaibam Ojit Singh (24) and Sinam Rojen Singh (20). They joined the group in January 2010 through Kh. Roshan Singh and were operating under his 'command'. They were asked from Government Department and general public for the outfit's fund.

A cadre belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Sapam Rishikanta alias Chaoba alias Thoi Singh (30), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from North AOC, near Bakliwal Oil Pump. Five live ammunitions AK rifle, one demand letter, one cellular phone with one subscriber identity module and one vehicle were recovered from his possession. He joined the group in February 2009 under one Tomcha of Singjamei of the faction and was operating under the 'command' of 's/s district commander' of Imphal West and Imphal East Rojit alias Pendaba Singh of the faction. He extorted huge amount of money from from DM College, GP Women College and Family Welfare Department and handed over to Rojit.

May 21: Two cadres belonging to Lanheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel during a search operation at Napet Pali area of Kongkham of Imphal West District. They were identified as Dipak Singh (21) and Achoibam Jum alias Ibomcha Singh (46). Five live ammunitions of AK-47 were recovered from their possession. They disclosed that they joined the outfit in 2004 and they were involved in abduction and extortion.

May 17: Three cadres belonging to Tabungba faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal East District Police from their respective residences at Andro area. They were identified as Heikham Herojit alias Ngouba alias Chingsang (25), Moirangthem Suranjoy alias Ithou (25) and Chingakham Doren alias Ingo (23). An IED weighing around 10 kilograms was recovered following the disclosure of Suranjoy, from near a drain. Sources said that the bomb was meant to target the SFs.

A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Lourembam Pritam alias Boycha Singh (21), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Waheng Leikai Jiri parking area. Six demand letters of the outfit signed by one Ibungo chief project officer cum secretary and one .36 hand grenade without detonator were recovered from his possession. He disclosed that he joined the group in January 2010 through one Herojit, who is currently in Sajiwa Jail.

May 12: Two KCP cadres were arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Naoremthong Bazar area. They were identifies as Chanam Dilip alias Taily (41) and Moirangthem. Babita Devi (32). They disclosed that they were operating under the command of one Nongthang alias John alias Ingobi of Mayang Taning. Babita also disclosed that she was involved in extortion of money INR 50,000 from one Thoibi Devi, pradhan (chief) of Kakwa and she was asked to serve demand letters to Government Departments for outfit's fund.

May 10: A cadre belonging to Nando group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Ameer Khan (20), was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel at Waithou in Thoubal District.

May 4: A cadre belonging to the Nando group of the KCP, identified as Hidangmayum Monoranjan alias Yaiphaba (21), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from near the gate of GM hall. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in August 2009 through one Wanglen.

May 1: Two OGWs of the KCP, identified as Heisnam Birbabu Singh and his wife Heisnam Ougbi Leirang Devi, were arrested by a combined the Assam Rifles personnel and Kumbi Police at Moirang in Bishnupur District. The locals of Moirang area were also instrumental in handing over the couple who were operating for a faction of the KCP.

April 29: One KCP cadre, Khongbong-mayum Basanta Singh (40), was arrested from Lamlai Bazar of Imphal East District. He disclosed that he joined KCP in July 2008 through one Lamphel alias Bijoy of Nongada Awang Leikai and he was involved in extortion of money from a travel agency.

April 28: Lanheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as N. Biren Singh (35), was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel.

April 26: The KCP asked labourers and the contractors engaged in the construction work of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital (JNIMS) to stop their activities at once, following the alleged complaint of the people against closure of the Porompat- JNIMS road in connection with the developmental work.

April 22: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Anand alias Anitkumar alias Ibungo Singh, was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Sawombung area.

April 20: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP was captured and assaulted by people when he was trying to extort money using two live rounds of pistol and a piece of paper with a cellular phone number written on it at Soibam Leikai Meri Leirak under Porompat Police Station in Imphal East District.

Two cadres belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Uripok area. They were identified as Leishangthem Ibomchasagar alias Lovely alias Itao (27) and Laishram O. Momota alias Mamta (34).

April 16: A cadre belonging to Lanheiba group of the KCP, identified as Thongratabam Ibomcha Sharma (50), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police during another search operation at Lamlai areas.

One cadre of the Manipur-based PULF, identified as Kalam Uddin of Makhan Nagar area under Jirighat Police Station in Cachar District of Assam, was arrested by the SFs. One demand note or extortion notice of INR 0.2 million, which was to be served on some individual or business house of the area, was recovered from his possession. PULF after lying low in Barak Valley for long respite has been trying to regroup and spread its presence, following the hiatus created by the surrender of Black Widow (BW) and the subdued presence of People's Liberation Army (PLA), United National Liberation Front (UNLF), People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK), Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) and Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP).

April 13: Two suspected KCP cadres were killed in an accidental blast of an IED inside the residential complex of a person, Leitangthem Ranjan (38), at Sekta Awang Leikai under Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East District.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, Islauddin alias Sanaya (20), was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Moreh town in Chandel District. One .22 pistol, eight .22 live rounds and one extortion note of INR 20,000 were recovered from his possession. He was involved in 'tax' collection and extortion activities in Moreh town.

April 11: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Shabir Ahmad (18), was arrested by the troops during a search operation at Paubitek area.

April 10: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, including a woman, were arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Khurai Tharoijam Leikai area. They were identifies as Saikhom Loyangamba Meetei alias Inao (26) and Yaithangbam N. Pravita Devi (42).

Two over ground women extortionists belonging to Lamyenba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by a combined force of the Army and Bishnupur District Police. They were identified as Laisarom Tombi (46) and Oinam Pratima alias Abey (42). Laisarom Tombi was wife of a dead PLA cadre L. Naucha.

Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Lamlong bazaar area. They were identified as Nandeiba alias Graceson alias Michel Meetei (20) and Ngangom Victor alias Vicky (26). Three demand letters were recovered from their possession. Graceson disclosed he joined the outfit in 2008 through one Boy of Konthoujam while Victor joined in October 2009 through Graceson. They were involved in extortion activities from general public and transportation of arms and ammunitions.

Another cadre of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Wahengbam Tomba Singh (36), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Ahallup following disclosure of Graceson.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Tensubam Teden Meitei (26), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Sawombung area.

April 9: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Khuraijam Ajit (41), was arrested by the Thoubal District Police. One .22 pen gun, three live ammunitions of .22 and one 9-mm pistol along with four live ammunitions were recovered from his possession. Khuraijam was an employee of the Telecom Department currently under suspension. He was operating in 'finance section' of the outfit under one Naobicha.

A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Akhom Herojit alias Vicky Singh (25), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Waheng Leikai. A Chinese hand grenade with one detonator and a Chinese cellular phone were recovered from his possession. He confessed that he joined the outfit in August 2009 through one Nanao of Moirang and was asked to extort money.

April 8: A cadre belonging to City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Huidrom Guneshore alias Kundo Singh (18), was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Singjamei Chanam in Imphal West District.

The Kuki Peoples' Forum in Chandel District opposed decision of the Manipur Government to shelter 200 cadres belonging to Lallumba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP at 8 Manipur Rifles campus in Leikun in Chandel District. It objected to housing valley based militant outfits in hill areas. The forum also warned of launching several forms of agitation with civil society organisations if the State Government failed to review its decision at the earliest.

April 7: Military affairs secretary' of the Military Council faction of the KCP, Lanheiba Meitei, declared that 'captain' Chingkheinganba was 'appointed' as 'deputy chief central finance' of the outfit, due to the alleged abduction of following the abduction and confinement of the new appointee's.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Chabungbam Lukhoi Meitei alias Henry (18), was arrested by the Thoubal District Police during a search operation at Langmeidong area.

April 6: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles from Lamjao bazaar area . They were identified as Ningthoujam Jeevan Meitei (35) and Haobijam Inakhunba Meitei (36).

April 2: The KCP stated that the responsibility of solving the problem of non-Manipuris should be shared by all the indigenous people.

April 1: One person identified as, Chanam David alias Nanao (30) of Langpok Maning Leikai, was found shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Chingkhei Ching in front ofKharasom under Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East District. According to Police, the bullet-riddled body was found and it is suspected that the victim was shot dead on the intervening night of March 31- April 1. Police said that around a week back, David came out from jail where he was lodged after being arrested by the Security Forces on charges of being a cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP around one year ago.

March 30: Manipur Cabinet gave its approval to the signing of a tripartite agreement for Suspension of Operations (SoP) with the Lallumba faction of the KCP. "The cabinet has agreed to the signing of suspension of operations agreement by the home ministry, state government and the KCP (Lallumba) group. The signing of the agreement will take place as soon as the Centre decides the date in consultation with the group," a senior Cabinet Minister said. The Assam Rifles initiated the talks with the group and officials of the State Government and the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) joined the process. Officials of the State Government and the MHA had held several rounds of talks with the leaders of groups both in New Delhi and Imphal. An official source said the Centre and the State Government decided to sign the agreement after the group had agreed to the pre-condition set by the MHA. The MHA had said during the preliminary round of talks that the group would have to surrender weapons and give up violence. The source said the Government would set up the designated camps for the KCP cadres at a Manipur Rifles post at Leikun of Chandel District.

March 29: One cadre belonging to City Meitei group of the KCP, identified as Oinam Chandrakumar alias Meijao alias Rocky (36), was arrested by Imphal West District Police from Ningombam Lamkhai.

Another cadre of the same faction, identified as Namoiam Pocha (32), was also arrested. One AK-56 rifle along with four live rounds loaded in the magazine was seized from his house.

Based on further interrogation, another cadre belonging to the City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Thounaojam Ajit (29) of Utlou Mayai Leikai, was also arrested by the Imphal West District Police from his residence.

March 25: All passenger vehicles along Imphal to Saikul route were suspended causing inconvenience to commuters, after the Kuki Revolutionary Army-Unification (KRA-U) and a faction of the KCP imposed huge monetary demands to the Saikul-Imphal Road Bus Owner Association.

March 23: Two associates of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Salam Laxman and Meisnam Khogen, were arrested by the Bishnupur District Police.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Horakhan Nanda, was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel at Konthoujam Awang Leikai area in Imphal West District.

March 21: Two KCP cadres were arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel Sita Road Junction area when they were travelling in a vehicle at Sita Road Junction area in Imphal West District. They were identified as Y. Ranjan Singh (32), and A. Singhajit (20).

The employees as well as patients/inmates of various community care centres of the Leprosy Welfare Society staged sit-in-demonstration in protest against the monetary demand slapped by a Lanheiba group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP.

The KCP threatened to initiate ‘strong punitive action’ against four individuals for their alleged involvement anti-KCP activities and ‘defiance’ to earlier warnings.

March 19: A KCP cadre, Gopen, was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Kaikhu in Imphal West District.

March 18: Two chief operatives belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as ‘publicity secretary’ Laishram Manao alias Ranjit alias Loya alias Anik alias Tongaba (36) and ‘project officer’ Naorem Anand Singh (35), who were arrested by a combined team of Manipur Police and Mizoram Police from Aizawl town in the night of March 15, were brought to Imphal.

March 16: Two cadres belonging to Nando Group faction of the KCP, identified as Thokchom Subol Singh (55) and his wife Thokchom ongbi Indrani Devi (40), were arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Dewlahland near Hudco Gate. They disclosed during their interrogation that that they were involved in transportation of arms and ammunitions and in extortion activities.

Another cadre of the Nando Group faction of the KCP, identified as Salam Geeta alias Abe Devi (32), was arrested by the SFs from the residence of one Thoudam Nganbi Devi (32) on March 16. Some stamps of KCP and one cellular phone were recovered from her possession.

One cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mustopha (21), was arrested by the SFs from Koirengai Bazar area in Imphal West District.

March 15: Two chief operatives belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as 'publicity secretary' Laishram Manao alias Ranjit alias Loya alias Anik alias Tongaba (36) and 'project officer' Naorem Anand Singh (35), were reportedly arrested by a combined team of Manipur Police and Mizoram Police from Aizawl town, in Mizoram.

March 14: A cadre belonging to the Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP, identified as Khaidem Ranjan alias Nanao alias Arun (22), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Maharani Bridge. Khaidem Ranjan disclosed that he was earlier a cadre belonging to Fighting group of the PLA and subsequently joined the KCP-MC on November 2009 through his elder brother self styled ‘sergeant’ Naocha and was operating under ‘finance section’ of the outfit. He was asked to extort money from general public.

March 10: A KCP cadre, Nongthombam Anand Singh (30), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Kongpal Sajor Leikai area.

March 9: Three cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, including a woman, by the Bishnupur District Police during a search operation at Phubala Awang Leikai on March 9. They were identified as Khwairakpam Joykumar Meitei alias Boy (51), Lourembam Biren Singh alias Amarjit (40) and Soibam Ningol Thoudam O. Bilashini Devi (53). One .32 pistol along with two magazine and seven live ammunitions and 13 demand letters of the outfit were recovered from their possession.

March 2: Three suspected militants of the Puranthaba Meiraba faction of the KCP came to the house of computer engineer, Oinam Tombi Singh working at the Thoubal Deputy Commissioner’s office and forcibly took away INR 70,000 and one mobile phone from the family.

March 1: Suspected militants of the Puranthaba Meiraba faction of the KCP attacked the house of a computer engineer, Oinam Tombi Singh, working at the Thoubal Deputy Commissioner’s office. No one was injured in the incident.

February 27: Wife of the computer engineer, Oinam Tombi Singh, alleged that a gunman, who claimed to be a cadre of Puranthaba Meiraba faction of the KCP, came to their house and wanted to know why the engineer could not pay INR 500, 000 as demanded by them through a letter delivered to the engineer on an unspecified date in the month of January. He had also warned that the amount must be paid.

February 25: A cadre belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Phuritsabam Sonish alias Surjit (26), was arrested by Imphal West District Police from near Uripok Oil Pump area. Two 9-mm pistols along with two magazines having two live rounds, one Chinese hand grenade without detonator and two demand letters of the group were recovered from his possession. He disclosed that he was earlier a cadre of the PREPAK and again he joined the Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of KCP through one woman Sagolsem O. Chanchal alias Mona and was working under the 'command' of one Boby of the group. He was involved in various extortions from the lecturers of different colleges.

Following Surjit's confession, four other cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP were arrested by the Imphal West District Police. They were identified as Athokpam Bikramjit (25), Lukram Thambou alias Monsi (23), Aribam Johny Sharma (25) and Kshetrimayum Bhanu Devi (35).

February 23: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Heidam Ajitkumar alias Ibungochouba (37), was arrested by a combined force of Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from near Sangaiprou oil pump. One cellular phone with subscriber identity module card and one money bag containing INR 120 were recovered from his possession.

February 21: The K.K. Nganba group of the KCP attacked at the residence of Oinam Jibankumar at Keishampat Kangabam Leikai in Imphal West District. Subsequently, the outfit claimed responsibility for the attack. The outfit's 'publicity secretary' Malemnganba Meitei said that the firing attack was carried under the command of 'twinkle task force commander' Angamba Meitei in response to Oinam Jibankumar's attempt to land some of its cadres in trouble by hiring civil commandos, he said. Oinam repeatedly challenged the outfit in response to the outfit's appeal for some assistance, Malemnganba added.

A cadre belonging to Puranthaba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Longjam Premjit Singh alias Nanao (21), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited Gate in Khuman Lampak. A cellular phone was recovered from his possession.

February 20: A cadre belonging to Lalheiba of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Hekur Dayamo Singh (33), was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel during a search operation at general area of Sabungkhok in Ukhrul District. Five live rounds of AK-47 were recovered from his possession.

February 17: Two cadres of the Manipur-based KCP outfit, identified as 'sergeant majors' Nongmaithen Naobi alias Ramesh Singh and Digvijay Singh alias W. Dyak, were arrested by the Police from Manipuri Basti area in Guwahati City.

February 12: Five KCP cadres were arrested by the Assam Rifles between Tegnoupal and Saivom village in Thoubal District. They were identified as self-styled ‘sergeant’ Gurumayum Rupa Sharma (27) of Lilong Chaging Karam, Moirangtham Abem (28) of Bishenpur, Langam Arjun Singh (18) of Luwangsabai Mayai Leikai, Ngangbam Guneshor Singh (18) of Luwangsabai Mayai Leikai and Laishram Ibencha Devi (32) of Irom Maijao in Wangoi.

February 10: One person, identified as Thongam Khogen (32) of Thongju Part I Pheija Leitong, who came to extort money from shops at Keishampat Leimajam Leikai in Imphal on behalf of KCP outfit, was overpowered by the local people and handed over to Police later.

February 9: 11 cadres belonging to Lamphel group of the KCP, including two directly involved in the January 31 firing attack at the residence of Kangujam Nillachandra and delivery of extortion notes, were arrested by the Imphal West District Police.

February 8: KCP cadre, identified as Nongthonbam Basanta Singh (39), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Singjamei parking. He disclosed that he joined the outfit in Januray 2010 through one Sagar Singh and was operating under the ''chief project officer cum secretary'' of the KCP. One demand letter of the KCP addressed to Ng Manglemjao Singh, Executive Engineer of Manipur Public Works Department of Imphal East District, Kangla Sagomsang, was recovered from his possession.

February 7: A cadre belonging to Military Council action of the KCP, identified as Wahengbam Raju Singh (21), was arrested by the Imphal West District Police.

February 6: A suspected militant, Ningombam Boynao alias Jiten (20), was shot dead by SFs during an encounter at Thongjao in Thoubal District. One 9-mm pistol with four live rounds and one lethod gun with two shells were recovered from the possession of the slain militant. Jiten’s family members said that he was a surrendered cadre of the KCP.

Four KCP cadres were arrested by the Imphal East Districts Police from Sajiwa near Public Health Engineering Department gate. They were identified as Atom Kumarjit (30), Khaidem Ongbi Tombimacha Devi (50), Laikhuram Yaimabi alias Tombi Devi (54), Potsangbam Anjali alias Naocha Devi (18). One auto rickshaw was recovered from their possession.

February 5: Two suspected militants belonging to Lalheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP were shot dead by the Imphal East District Police during an encounter at the foot hill of Kamuching under Lamlai Police Station. One UMG rifle with fully loaded drum magazine, a chain of UMG ammunitions with 28 live rounds, one AK-56 rifle along with two magazines with six live rounds and one lethode gun with three live lethode shells were recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

February 2: Three suspected KCP cadres were arrested by the Thoubal District Police from Thoubal Athokpam area. They were identified as Heigrujam Premjit Singh alias Chaoba (31), Shamurailatpam Tomba Sharma (27) and Heigrujam Koktang Singh (19).

February 1: A cadre belonging to Lalheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Khunaijam Ingocha alias Kakabi (32), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Khuman Lampak Bus Terminus. Ingocha confessed that he joined the outfit in June 2009 under Mahesh of the group of Sanakeithel and he was operating under the ‘command’ of Mani of the same group. He disclosed that he was involved in killing of six Army personnel in an ambush in September 2008 at Nagaland, abduction of TATA Magic driver union member in March 2009 and collection of huge ransoms, killing of one man from Chingmeirong Maning Leikai at Mapao Thangal and setting ablaze of paddy field at Mapao Thangal, collection of INR 1.5 million from Ningthoukhong and abduction of Airtel staff in December 2009.

A woman cadre belonging to Lalheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kikiam Singson alias Lhilkim (35), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Chalbung near cremation ground. Kikiam disclosed that she assisted Mani of the same faction in extortion of money and abduction for ransom and watching the movement of Security Force personnel. Her husband was a cadre of the outfit.

January 31: A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Rakesh alias Bimol Singh (33), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Phayeng Khunou near Don Bosco School. One demand letter, signed by Lamyanba Khuman ‘commander in chief’ of the outfit, was recovered from his possession.

January 29: One KCP militant, identified as Laishram Rajiv Singh alias Ricky (22), was arrested by the Thoubal District Police near Thoubal Bridge. One hand grenade was recovered from his possession.

January 28: A cadre belonging to Tabungba Meitei group of the KCP, identified as Athokpam Tomba Singh alias Ibotomba (42), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Andro Parking.

A cadre belonging to Tabungba Meitei group of the KCP, identified as Kshetrimayum Romen alias Nganthoi (28), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Chingabam Leirak Machin.

Four cadres belonging to Tabungba Meitei group of the KCP were arrested by Imphal East District Police at Singjamei Bheigyapati Leikai. They were identified as Takhellambam Ongbi Premlata Devi (33), Hijam Ongbi Purnima Devi (34), Hijam Jila Singh (29) and Elangbam Ningol Thangjam Ongbi Babita Devi (32). Five demand letters of the outfit were recovered from their possession.

January 27: The Lamyanba Khuman group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP claimed responsibility for the January 24 setting ablaze of Airtel communication tower installed at the compound of Tekcham Dinamani Singh of Phubal Maning Leikai ward number 3 in Bishnupur District.

January 25: The Red Shield Division of the Army recovered and defused an IED planted by Lanheiba group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP in a two wheeler vehicle at Leimakhong Bazar area.

Two Imphal West District Police personnel sustained injuries when two IEDs planted by militants exploded along the approach road to Khuman Lampak Sports Complex near Minuthong Bridge between the Assam Rifles transit camp and Manipur Mountaineering Training Association complex. The Military Council faction of the KCP claimed responsibility of triggering explosions. The outfit also claimed responsibility for planting a bomb inside Leimakhong Army garrison.

January 24: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Najir Ahamad (22), was arrested by a combined team of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Singjamei Chingamakha on January 24. He confessed that he joined Puremba group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP through one Lalu alias Dilip of Phoubakchao in January 2009 and he was involved in the abduction of labourer of bridge construction at Leishangthem Bazaar. A cellular phone and one extortion note relating to the outfit were recovered from his possession.

January 22: The Military Council faction of the KCP declared a boycott of the Republic Day celebration on January 26.

January 19: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Soraisham Thoiba alias Abung alias Kraba Mangang (25), was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Andro parking.

January 17: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Bobol alias Safiqur Rehman (21), is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Pangal Basti area of Chandel District. INR 1,400 and register containing suspicious cellular phone numbers are recovered from his possession.

January 16: A self styled 'operation commander' of the KCP, identified as Sarangthem Somorendro Singh alias Thouyamba (29), is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from his residence at Khurai Chaithabi Leirak. Two letter heads showing press release of the KCP are recovered from his possession. He is involved in extortion of money from Government officials, general public and businessmen etc for raising the group's fund.

January 14: Three cadres belonging to Noyon group of the Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Military Intelligence during a search operation at Bishnupur Bazaar area. They are identified as Wahengbam Ratan Singh alias Roshan alias Rose (31), Chungkham Tomba Singh (41) and Oinam Lata Devi (36). Two vehicles are recovered from his possession.

January 14: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Oinam Kanthamala Singh alias Kiranjit (41), is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Porompat Pangal Leirak. He confesses that he joined the outfit in July 2009 through one Netaji alias Amarjit and he was operating under the 'command' of one Jenny of Kakwa Nameirakpam Leikai.

January 14: Two cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, including a woman, are arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Army. They are identified as Heman Somen Singh (27) and Khundrakpam O. Ibemcha Devi (37). One German made 9-mm pistol loaded with 5 live ammunitions in the magazine is recovered from the possession of Heman. They are involved in the abduction of chief of the Tairen Khonsangbi Gram Panchayat (village level local self Government institution).

January 13: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Army from Ningthoukhong and Moirang areas. They were identified as Khundrakpam Ongbi Ibemcha (39) and Hemam Somen (29). One 9-mm pistol loaded with five bullets was recovered from Somen.

January 8: The Police said that two suspected militants, who were shot dead by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Army during an encounter at Trongloubi Maning LeikaI under Moirang Police Station on January 7, belonged to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP. The Superintendent of Police of Bishnupur District said that they were involved in various crimes perpetrated in the District including explosion of bombs at various places and abduction of UCO branch Managers and chief of the Tairen Khonsangbi Gram Panchayat (village level local self Government institution).

January 8: The tripartite talks among Lallumba group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP and Union and Manipur Government representatives was held at the 1st Manipur Rifles in Imphal.

January 7: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by the Imphal West District Police from near the gate of Uripok Cheirap Court. They are identified as Dhamen Salam (19) and Thingnam Sarju (25).

January 5: A cadre belonging to Lamyanba Khuman faction of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Oinam Sanatomba (49), is arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and personnel of 16th Maratha Light Infantry from Moirang Kokilbon Leikai.

January 4: Two cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman faction of the Military Council faction of the KCP, including a woman, are arrested by the Bishnupur District Police during a search operation at Phubala. They are identified as Phairembam Mamita Devi (24) and Laishram Isokanta (47).

January 3: A ‘chief’ of the Tera Khongsang Gram Panchayat (village level local self Government institution), identified as Lamabam Tomchou Meitei (52), is abducted by suspected cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP from his residence.

January 2: A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP was arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel when he was traveling in a vehicle at Khudengthabi. He is identified as Bijen Singh alias Morama (25). He is handed over to Imphal West District Police.

2009

December 31: A KCP militant, Huidrom Okpak alias Biram (22), is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Langmeidong area in Thoubal District.

A cadre belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Priyokumar alias Thoungamba (25), is arrested by the Assam Rifles from Canchipur area in Imphal West District.

Four cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman faction of the Military Council faction of the KCP, including two women, are arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Porompat crossing. They are identified as Senjam ningol Waikhom ongbi Peteshwari alias Kritika (23), Laishram ningol Memi (28), Ng. Abungcha alias Sushil alias Boycha (32) and Karam Abungcha alias Mijao alias Mahesh (22). On their disclosure, one AK-56 rifle, three magazines, 50 live rounds, one lathode gun and one magazine pouch are recovered from their place of hiding. They confess that their outfit was involved in killing of one Kuber of Chingmeirong at Mapao Thangal village on November 22 and also in the abduction of two cellular phone service providers.

A KCP cadre, Huidrom Okpak alias Bikram (22), is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Langmeidong Mamang Mayai Leikai in Bishnupur District.

Manipur Home Department confirms the detention of a woman cadre of the KCP, identified as Pukhrambam Ningol R.K. O. Memmacha Devi (35), wife of RK Shanta Singh of Ningthoukhong Gopinath Leikai under National Security Act (NSA) 1980. An official order said that the District Magistrate Bishnupur on November 10 passed under Section 3 (3) of the National Security Act and made a detention order against Memmacha Devi.

December 30: A KCP cadre, Priyokumar alias Thoungamba (25), is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Canchipur Bazar area under Singjamei Police Station in Imphal West District. One pocket diary, wallet, one income tax card and two identity cards are recovered from his possession.

A KCP cadre, Laishram Dinesh, was arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Kwakeithel Bazar area.

Two cadres belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by the Imphal East District Police. They are identified as Karam Abungcha alias Susil alias Boicha alias Mahesh (32) and Karam Abungcha alias Meejao (22). They are involved in the abduction of two cellular phone service providers.

December 28: A combined team of the Imphal East District Police, Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles shoot dead two suspected KCP militants when they rescue an abducted employee of a cellular phone service provider. One AK-56 rifles with ammunitions and one 9-mm pistol are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

A KCP cadre, Moirangthem Sunil Singh (30), is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Lamlong Bazar area. He disclosed that he joined the KCP through one militant belonging to the City Meitei faction of the outfit in May 2008. He was involved in extortion of money from the general public, Government officials and contractors.

December 25: A cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Thounaojam Jotin alias Khaba, is arrested by the Thoubal District Police in and around Wangjing area.

Out of the two distributors of a cellular phone service provider, abducted by suspected militants since December 17, one service distributor, identified as Thokchom Okendro (33) of Khabam Lamkhai, manages to escape from the confinement of the militantants. Another distributor is identified as Khangembam Joy (43) of Brahmapur Bhageigyabati Leikai. The report adds that offices of the service provider remained closed in the State in protest against the abduction. The KCP is suspected to be involved in the abduction incident. The abductors have demanded INR ten million from the service provider.

A cadre belonging to Lamphel faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Amar alias Nanao Singh (24), was arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Khuyathong. He confesses that he was operating under the ‘command’ of one Lukok alias Yadu since March 2009. Amar said that he was assisting Lukok in the transportation of arms and ammunition from one place to another in cycle rickshaws.

Four cadres of the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Army during a search operation at Moirang areas. They are identified as Pukhram Bobo Singh alias Babu (40), Angom Naocha (21), Konjengbam Manoranjan alias Poireiton (22) and Keisham Abem Devi alias Ichanthoibi alias Thoibi alias Thoi (23). Two Chinese hand grenades are recovered from their hideouts. They are involved in hurling of hand grenade at the Saw Mill of Ngangom Basanta Singh of Utlou Chanuar bazar in the night of November 27, hurling of hand grenade at the house of Tongbram Rajen Singh of Utlou Makha Leikai on November 29, hurling of hand grenade at the house of S. Chandramani Singh of Oinam Awang Leikai on December 2 and hurling of hand grenade at the residence of Moirangthem Premjit Singh of Moirnag College gate on December 25.

Two cadres belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Anand Singh alias Khingba (31) and Potsangbam Ibochouba Singh (30), are arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles in two separate search operations at Kakwa Bazar and Heirangoithong Aheibam Leikai. Moirangthem Anand confesses that he was a former PLA cadre and currently an active cadre belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP. He further confesses of his involvemrnt in the abduction of a staff of the Manipur Fishery Department and extortion of INR one million from the Department as group’s fund. He also admits that he was involved in the hurling of a hand grenade at the house of the Executive Engineer of the Manipur Public Health Engineering Department on December 7. Potsangbam Ibochouba also discloses that he was involved in the abduction of the Fishery Department staff under the ‘command’ of Anand.

December 24: Four cadres belonging to the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, including three women cadres, are arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Army from Ningthoukhong bazaar area. December 24. They are identified as Joel L.D. Laino (22), Lina Laishram alias Nanao (31), Bindya Erengbam alias Abem (20) and Ahanthem Ongbi Shakhi Devi (50).

Two KCP cadres, Ranvir Singh (39) and Laishram Mongomo Singh (40), are arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel during search operations at Sugnu and Chairel Khunou in Thoubal District.

December 13: A suspected cadre belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the KCP is shot dead by a combined team of the Bishnupur District Police and Army at Leibol Khul Waroiching under Nambol Police Station. One AK-series rifles and assorted ammunitions are recovered from the incident site.

A KCP cadre, Irom London alias England Singh, is arrested by a joint team of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Lamsang Bazar area.

A cadre belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead, when a militant hide out is neutralized by a combined team of Bishnupur District Police and Army during a counter-insurgency operation at Waroiching in Sadu Chiru village on December 13, reports Imphal Free Press. While other militants managed to escape, two AK-56 Rilfes containing two magazines with 20 live ammunitions each, one lethod gun M-79 with three live shells and one Walkie Talkie Kenwood set were recovered from the incident site.

December 8: A cadre belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the KCP, identified as Sandram Daho alias Santosh (39), is arrested by the Thoubal District Police from Wangjing. He was operating in the ‘finance section’ of the outfit.

A cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Thingbaijam Naocha, is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Iroisemba.

The KCP declares that it would start keeping vigil in activities of the Manipur Social Welfare Department with regard to implementation of Integrated Child Development Services project in Manipur.

: A cadre belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kh. Dharmendra Singh (35), while traveling in a vehicle, is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel at Khudengtabi in Bishnupur District.

November 30: A cadre belonging to the K.K. Nganba faction of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Khelen Singh alias Momo (32), is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Khongman Zone-III locality. Ten 7.62-mm SLR live ammunitions were recovered from his possession.

November 27: SFs arrested three militants belonging to Military Council of the KCP from a rented house at Mirza area of Kamrup District in Assam. The militants are identified as "organisation and finance secretary" Amom Mema Devi alias Madhuri, (45), self-styled ‘sergeant major’ Nanao Singh (26) and cadre L. Jiten Singh (21). Jiten Singh is the brother of KCP-MC’s ‘general secretary’ Cheren Lakpa. He and Mema Devi hail from Thoubal District while Nanao Singh is from Imphal West. Mema Devi was in charge of recruiting cadres, arranging money for the outfit and medical treatment for cadres in hospitals. Nanao Singh is one of the most wanted cadres of the outfit and was involved in hurling grenades at chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh’s house in October 2008, in planting the car bomb found inside Governor’s House in Imphal in September 2009 and in the killing of an assistant engineer of the Manipur PWD in 2008. The sources said Mema Devi has been living in the rented house for the past six months while the cadres kept coming and going.

November 22: A 66 year old farmer, Ngangom Kuber, was lynched and his wife, Bhanu, assaulted by unidentified assailants in connection with a monetary demand of INR 300 000 at Nungpakthabi under Sekmai Police Station in Imphal West District. They claimed that they were led by Rajen belonging to the Sangai group of the Military Council faction of the KCP. They also set ablaze the paddy field of the victim which was ready for harvesting. Bhanu was elected as a member of the Nungpakthabi Gram Panchayat (village self-government institution).

November 21: Militants released a high court lawyer, Manoharmayum Ibotombi Sharma, whom they abducted from Chingmeirong in Imphal West District on October 25. They released him after failing to procure a visa to take him to Dubai or Singapore, probably to settle some "legal matters". Sharma said that abductors belonging to the KCP were trying to take him abroad for unknown reasons and clarified that he had not paid any ransom for the release. Sarma said the two factions of the KCP had demanded INR 500 000 and INR 1500 000 separately. "It appears that they abducted me for not paying up. After I failed to pay the money, they were apparently planning to take me abroad to help them in some legal matters," he said.

November 19: The Bishnupur District Police arrested three cadres belonging to the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, who are involved in the November 18 shooting of Konjengbam Jiten Singh (38), proprietor a cinema hall, at Moirang. They are identified as Angom Tomba alias Inaoton (27), his younger brother Angom Naocha (21) and Khwairakpam Kapil alias Santosh alias Athouba alias Inaoba (19). Two Belgium made 9-mm pistols and two live rounds each are recovered from their possession.

A suspected KCP militant, identified as Lamjing alias Naresh, is shot dead by the Assam Rifles personnel during an encounter at Wangphu Lok under Tengnoupal Police Station in Chandel District. While other militants manage to escape, one 9-mm pistol loaded with a megazine containing four live rounds, three hand grenades one personnel dairy and one radio set are recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

November 15: The 'deputy chief' of the KLA, identified as Thangboi, is shot dead by cadres belonging to the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP at Waroiching under Nambol Police Station in Bishnupur District. The KCP-MC alleged that Thangboi had been acting as an agent of the central Security Forces.

November 11: The 'information and public relations officer' of the Military Council faction of the KCP, Puranthaba, said that two women, Phairengbam Loidang Devi and Memche Devi, who were kept in confinement for the duo's alleged indulgence in anti-outfit activities, were subsequently released with a "stern warning to refrain from all activities detrimental to the movement pursued" by the outfit.

November 10: Five militants, including three KCP cadres, are arrested by the SFs in separate search operations in Thoubal District.

November 6: A cadre belonging to the Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Yumnam Borajao Singh (40), is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Singjamei Naorem Leikai area. One 9-mm pistol along with 3 live ammunitions and one cellular phone are recovered from his possession. He confesses that he joined the outfit in July 2009 through one Johnson.

November 4: The local Meira Paibis (women torch bearers) stage a demonstration at Singjamei Thongam Leikai in Imphal West District, in protest against the attempt on the life of Child Development Project Officer of Bishnupur District, N. Modhubala, by militants belonging to the City Meetei group of the KCP.

October 28: Two suspected militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by the Assam Rifles personnel during an encounter at the foothills of T. Sunglon under Sapermeina Police Station in Senapati District. One locally-made 9-mm pistol loaded with a magazine and one .32 pistol with four live rounds and another 30 live rounds of AK ammunition are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

October 27: The Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility for placing a bomb at the counter of Sky Hospital and seeks "cooperation in its effort to teach befitting lessons" to private medical centers and laboratories located in and around Imphal for allegedly "defying its guidelines".

October 24: A cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Honkhui Tangkhul (18), is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel during a search operation in Imphal West District. A sum of INR 10,400 being the extorted money from the vehicles plying on National Highway-39 is recovered from his possession.

October 10: A KCP militant, identified as Wahebam alias Thoiba (45), is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Kwakeithel area in Imphal West District. One cell phone and one motorcycle are recovered from him.

October 6: A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kongba Joynanda alias Boucha alias Nagamba (32), is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel during a search operation in the Kakwa Bazaar area under Singjamei Police Station of Imphal West District.

October 5: The Lamyanba Khuman group belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP claimed that its cadres attacked the Assam Rifles (AR) post at Singda Dam in Salang village killing six AR personnel and injuring 15 others. The Army has, however, refuted this claim. The outfit also claimed that it was behind the attack at the S. Kumar Hospital in Porompat.

October 3: A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Sahoruddin alias Ibothoi (31), is arrested by the Thoubal District Police from Langathel Khunou. He confessed that he was operating in the 'finance section' of the outfit.

October 1: The Tabungba faction of the KCP states that Konsam Premkumar alias Sanajaoba (34) was captured and kept in confinement by its cadres for his alleged crime of peddling as well as using drugs.

September 30: A cadre belonging to the Noyon group of the KCP, identified as Soram Abungcha Singh alias Khaba (24), is arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles from Lamalai bazaar area. One 9-mm pistol with five rounds of 9-mm ammunition is recovered from his possession.

A cadre of the Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Ngangom Nanao (27), is arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles personnel. One Chinese hand grenade and one 36 HE hand grenade are recovered from his possession.

September 29: The Military Council faction of the KCP asserts that its 'field captain' Regan alias Tompok and Soreishang alias Litpa were killed by the NSCN-IM's Kisingmung Battalion and a Meitei armed group.

September 25: The Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP claims responsibility for the killing of two caretakers of a church, N.K. Joyson (33) and S. Benchur (36) of Happyland village, and accused the duo of killing 'field captain' of the Lalheiba faction of the KCP along with another cadre of the same outfit, identified as Laithangbam Rigan alias Boiyai alias Tompok (30) and Sareisang Tangkhul (26), on September 21.

September 24: Two caretakers of a church, N.K. Joyson (33) and S. Benchur (36), who were abducted by eight militants from the Happyland village under Lamlai Police Station in the Imphal East District a day earlier, are found shot dead. The killing was a retaliation to the September 21 killing of 'field captain' of the Lalheiba faction of the KCP along with another cadre of the same outfit, identified as Laithangbam Rigan alias Boiyai alias Tompok (30) and Sareisang Tangkhul (26), who were shot dead by unidentified militants at the foothill of Nongdren.

September 18: Manipur Police recover 25 kilograms of explosives, including three HE grenades, nails, bolts and two mobile handsets, from a vehicle found parking inside the premise of Governor's House in capital Imphal. Subsequently, the Lanheiba Meitei group belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility for planting the car bomb.

September 11: A KCP militant, Moirangthem Thambal alias Ijou (29), is arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles from Yairipok area. According to Police sources, Thambal was operating with the KYKL outfit till 2008 and later joined the KCP since October 2008 and involved in several extortions in Yairipok area since July 2009.

September 9: Two KCP militants, identified as Ton Singh (21) and Keisham James (19), are arrested by a combined force of the Army and Assam Rifles from Langjingat.

September 8: A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Seitinlen Vaiphei, is arrsted by the Imphal East District Police from the Palace Gate area. One demand letter of the outfit is recovered from his possession. On verification, he is found to be a serving trooper of the India Reserve Battalion.

September 5: Police arrested two engineers of the Manipur University with INR 200000 at Thunbuthong in Imphal East District while they were on their way to pay the amount to the Military Council faction of the KCP. They are identified as executive engineer Sanasam Rajen and assistant engineer Laimayum Meghachandra, of the engineering cell of the university. They confessed during interrogation that they collected the sum from various contractors and handed it over to the outfit.

August 31: A cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Kitauddin alias Milan, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Hatta Golapati area.

A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Diken alias Jiten (32), is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Chingmeirong Khongnang Anikarak area. Police said Deken was operating under the 'command' of one Naorem Angouba Singh of the outfit and he was asked to serve demand letters at the general public in the Imphal area.

A KCP militant, Khuraijam Johnson Singh alias R.K. (22), is arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles personnel from the areas of Wangjing near Y.K. College.

August 26: A suspected KCP cadre is shot dead by the Assam Rifles personnel during an encounter at Ngariyan Pangal area under Yairipok Police Station in Thoubal District. While other militants manage to escape, one 9-mm pistol along with magazine and three live rounds are recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

August 22: Three KCP militants, Aboam Bibo Singh, Thoiba Singh and Achom Denamani Singh, are arrested by troops from an unspecified place in Manipur.

August 21: Three persons, including a girl, were injured when two youths hurled a grenade inside the campus of the Chamber of Commerce Hospital at Thangal Bazaar area in Imphal West District. Bystanders, alerted by the blast, later manage to capture one of the youths, Takyenjam Munal Singh, while trying to escape after triggering the blast. The mob assaults the youth and later hands him over to the Police. Takyenjam is reportedly a trooper from the 2nd India Reserve Battalion posted in Khuman Lampak. He confesses during interrogation that under the instruction of Ibungo of the Military Council faction of the KCP, a woman, identified as Abe, delivered the hand grenade at Sanakeithel on August 18. Takyenjam further reveals that he had earlier hurled hand grenades at the Shanti Hospital on July 27 and Langol View Clinic on July 28 at the instruction of Ibungo.

August 18: A KCP militant, identified as Laishram Angamba, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from an unspecified place. Police said he joined the KCP in February 2009 through a person identified as Bungcha and he was involved in extortion of money from various Government departments, including Agriculture and Education.

August 10: Two KCP militants, identified as Thougam Rajesh Singh (16) and Moirangthem Sanatomba (17), are arrested by a combined force of the Assam Rifles and Border Security Force during a search operation at Lamlai in Imphal East District.

The Assam Rifles personnel arrested two militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP while checking a Maruti Gypsy vehicle at Kathiko village on the National Highway-39 in Senapati District. They are identified as Roben of Chingmei village of Bishnupur District and Pensubam Shanti Kumar of Imphal East District. Three mobile handsets, party documents, extortion notes, receipt books and rubber stamp of KCP project officer are also recovered from their possession.

August 8: Two KCP militants, identified as Ninghthoujam Achou alias Ibungo and Mutum Sana alias Romeo, are arrested by a combined team of the Bishnupur District Police and Border Security Force during a search operation at Naral Sena under Moirang Police Station. Two 9-mm pistol along with three live ammunitions each are recovered from their possession. They are involved in various anti-social activities like extortion and attacking various residents in connection with ransom.

August 1: A suspected KCP militant is shot dead by the Assam Rifles personnel during an encounter in Chiru Khunou under Lilong Police Station in Thoubal District. A 9-mm pistol along with a magazine and three live rounds are recovered from the encounter site.

A KCP militant is shot dead by a combined team of the Bishnupur District Police and Assam Rifles during an encounter at Keibul Sagram under Moirang Police Station. A 9-mm pistol along with three live ammunitions is recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

July 31: A hand grenade is lobbed by unidentified militants at the residence of the principal of a college, G. Tomba, at Soibam Leikai in Imphal East District. However, the grenade failed to explode. The KCP-MC claimed responsibility for the attack.

July 26: A suspected militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP is lynched by an enraged mob at Lilong Mairen Makhong Makha Leikai in Thoubal District. While a live round of the 9-mm pistol and a mobile number are recovered from the possession of the slain militant, two other militants manage to escape from the incident site. The three militants, while trying to take a bus forcibly towards the residence of its owner, Mohammed Ayub Khan, are attacked by the mob. They came to handover the live round of 9-mm pistol and the mobile number at his residence. Ayub Khan says that the incident might have been a reaction of the faction since it had served a monetary demand a few months back.

At least seven militants belonging to the Lamyanba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, while moving in a vehicle, are arrested by a combined team of the Thoubal District Police and 34 Assam Rifles from Yaripok. They confess during their interrogation that they were operating under the 'finance section under the command' of one Gurumayum Premilata.

July 23: A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Khangjakpam Hemanta Singh, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Old Thumbuthong near Basket Ball Ground. He confesses that he was involved in extortion of money from general public, Government officials, traders and shop keepers.

Two militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Oinam Abung Singh and Nongthomba Chandramani Singh, are arrested by the Imphal West Police from Kakwa Naorem Leikai area. They confess that they joined the faction in January, 2009 through one Raju alias Moirangjao and were working under his 'command'.

A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified, as Maimom Jayenta Singh, arrested by the Imphal West Police from his residence at Bashikhong Mamang Leikai.

July 22: Three militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Ningthogjam Sunil Meitei, Premjit Meitei and A. Nanao Singh, are arrested by a combined force of the Assam Rifles and Thoubal District Police from Malom area. One pistol, one revolver and demand letters are recovered from their possession.

The Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility for the series of bomb attacks carried out at the Uripok residence of Hotel Nirmala's proprietor in the night of July 21 and at Shanti Hospital in Lamphel some days back. A statement issued by the outfit's 'information and public relations officer' Puranthaba accuses the Hotel proprietor of ignoring repeated appeals for assistance and instead conniving with Security Forces. In case the hotel owner continues to defy the KCP organisation more stern action could not be ruled out, Puranthaba adds. Regarding the attack of Shanti Hospital, Puranthaba alleges that it was carried out as the private medical centre had been violating norms 'prescribed' by the KCP.

July 21: A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Toijam Sanamani Meitei, is arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles from Kongba Crossing area. Toijam confesses during interrogation that he joined the faction in May 2005 through one Herojit.

July 20: A cadre of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Fazul Haque alias Shanju, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Wangkhei Puja Lampak area.

The Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, while responding to a question raised by Morung Makunga in the Legislative Assembly, informs that more than 30 militant groups, including 10 factions of the KCP, are operating in the State.

July 19: Three suspected militants belonging to the Puranthaba Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Army during an encounter at Chini Ingkhol in Churachandpur District. Two 9-mm pistols along with one magazine and five live ammunitions, two cell phones, two voter ID cards and a double barrel gun are recovered from the possession of the slain militants. Police say the encounter took place, as a follow up action, in connection with an abduction bid on the Executive Engineer of the Local Development Authority (LDA) on July 15 wherein a driver of the LDA, Yuman Manichandra Singh, was killed.

July 19: A cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP is arrested by the Imphal East District Police during a search operation at Lamlong Bazaar area. He is identified as Ningthoujam Kabi Meitei alias Somorjit.

July 17: A self styled finance in-charge of the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Shyamchandra alias Bishwajit alias Shyam, involved in Yuman’s killing, is arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Army from Ngaikhong Khunou.

A cadre of the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Shyamchandra alias Shyam alias Bishorjit, is arrested by a combined force of the Bishnupur District Police and Gorkha Rifles. A Baretto pistol of 9-mm calibre with three rounds is recovered from his possession.

July 15: A cache of sophisticated weapons and ammunition belonging to the KCP is recovered by a combined team of the Thoubal and Imphal West District Police during a raid at the house of Laishram Shaymjai (52) in Khangabok Meisnam Leikai under Thoubal Police Station. One AK rifle with one magazine and 45 rounds of AK ammo, two lethod guns with two lethod shells, one magazine each of .32 pistol and 9-mm pistol, two Kenwood wireless sets, one receipt book of KCP and one scotter were recovered from the house. Police arrested the house owner along with his wife Thoi Devi (44) and two daughters Bijaya Devi (21) and Shila Devi (19) and son Vishal (23). Another suspect, identified as Moirangthem Amu (21) of Khangabok Naorem Leikai, who was found sheltering in the house was also arrested by the Police for further interrogation.

July 14: The Bishnupur District Police personnel arrest three militants of the KCP-MC Lalumba Group from Kwakta Khuman during an operation launched at around 4.30 pm (IST). According to a statement issued by the Bishnupur District Superintendent of Police, the arrested militants were identified as ‘political advisor’ of KCP (MC) Lalumba group, Nongthombam Bikram Singh alias Dilip alias Tamocha alias Michael alias Loya (26), Moirangthem Kinglan Singh alias Joy (24) and Nongthongbam Abungo Singh alias Aman alias Abomcha (22). One 9-mm pistol with one magazine loaded with four live rounds of 9-mm ammunition was recovered from the possession of Nongthongbam Bikram Singh.

July 13: A combined team of the Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles arrests a KCP militant, identified as Wahengbam Bike alias Bicky Meitei (31) of Top Moirangkampu Khewa Mapal, from Naharup Pangong Makhong in Imphal East District. A demand note of INR 500000 addressed to Yanglem Shyamsunder of Top Awang Leikai and one two wheeler vehicle are recovered from his possession.

A woman cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Leikangbam Ranjana (25) of Chalou Awang Leikai, is arrested by the Imphal East Police from Lamlong area.

A cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Naoba (25) of Nongada Awang Leikai, is arrested by a combined team of Imphal East District Police and troops of Assam Rifles from Nongada area of Imphal East District.

July 8: The General Secretary of the KCP, Chongtham Manglemjao alias KK Nganba alias Ngouba alias Irabot alias Koi (56), who was brought back to Imphal by the Bishnupur Police from Tihar Jail has been remanded to judicial custody at Sajiwa jail by the Bishnupur Chief Judicial Magistrate.

July 3: The leader of the banned KCP, K. K. Nganba, was brought to Imphal from the Tihar Jail in national capital Delhi. A resident of Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak, 56-year old K. K. Nganba alias Chongtham Manglemjao alias Koi alias Ngouba alias Ira-bot who is the 'General Secretary' of KCP, was arrested by a combined team of the Bishnupur District Police, Delhi Police (Special Branch) and 57th Mountain Division of the Army along with three other persons on January 17, 2009 during 'Operation Grand Slam' launched in Delhi.

July 2: 28-year old Yumnam Lalit, the son of Y. Neta, a Rural Development Director, was abducted by two KCP-MC militants at gunpoint from his Chingamathak Yumnam Leikai residence in the Imphal West District in the morning. However, Lalit is reported to have later reached home safely at about 2.30 pm (IST). A Police source said there has been a demand of INR one million from the KCP (MC) outfit to the Rural Development Department earlier. Neta's residence was also attacked with gun shots on two occasions some days back.

June 30: The Assam Rifles troopers shot dead an unidentified KCP militant at Hiyang-thang Takhel area under Wangoi Police Station in the Imphal West District. One 9 mm pistol, three live rounds of the same calibre, one misfired round of 9 mm, seven fired cartridges of AR series rifle along with one fired cartridge of .45 pistol were recovered from the encounter site.

A high-ranking KCP militant, identified as Khuraijam Ajit alias Khamba Luwang alias Ningamba (42), was arrested by the SF personnel from Khongman Mangjil in the Imphal East District. A press release clarifying the non-involvement of KCP in the murder of Manipur University Proctor Prof Islamuddin and other literature were recovered from the computer seized from Ningamba's possession.

Police arrested a KCP militant, Ningthoujam Kafi alias Somorjit Meitei (28) of Nongren Mamang Leikai, from Khurai Lamlong Bazaar in Imphal West District.

June 28: Two militants were arrested by Police in two separate incidents from the Imphal city during the past 24 hours. The Superintendent of Police (Imphal East), Th Radheshyam, said a cadre of the KCP-MC, identified as A K Ibomcha, was arrested from Sagolband Moirang Leirak area of Imphal. Preliminary interrogations revealed that he was on an extortion drive.

June 26: The Thoubal District Police arrested a KCP militant suspected to be involved in the killing of a contractor, Y. Krishnadas, and one UNLF militant, who carries a reward of INR 100000 and is suspected to be a prime accused in the killing of non-locals at Leimaram.

June 25: Three militants belonging to Lalheiba group of the KCP are arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Khurai Lamlong area. They are identified as Soraisam Bakimchandra alias Kaka, Yanglem Inao and Sanasam Nando alias Tomba.

June 24: Two truck drivers associated with stone crushing factories were abducted by armed cadres of the Lamyanba Khuman group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP from the riverbed of Sekmai in Thoubal District, in connection with a monetary demand. They are identified as Konsam Somen and Huirom Bishorjit. Later, members of Northern Valley Stone Crusher Owners’ Welfare Association and workers demonstrate at Pheidinga, in protest against the abduction and demanding safe release of the drivers. According to general secretary of the Association Angom Boby, there are over 20 stone crusher factories in and around Mantripukhri, Potsangbam and Sekmai area, and that the armed outfit has demanded INR 30,000 from each of these factories. Some days earlier, the same outfit had also abducted two other truck drivers, identified as Nadakishore and Mutum Rojit. However, they were released on June 14 after a large amount of money was paid to them, Boby further discloses. As the outfit insisted on the demanded amount and warned of closing the factories until the demand was met, all stone crushing factories had shut down, he adds.

June 16: Two persons, including a woman, are injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion inside the Manipur Rifles (2nd Battalion) complex in Imphal West District. The blast occurs when some suspected militants trigger the IED planted on a scooter parked near the canteen. The explosion also causes damage to the canteen. Later, the Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility for the bomb blast saying this was a warning against illegal liquor business.

June 11: The Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP led by Lanheiba Meitei in a press release rejects the claim by Lalumba that he was the president of the KCP-MC and was leading the outfit for peace talks with the Government.

June 7: A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Chinyakham Chinglen Singh, is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from a check-post near Sita junction under Tengnoupal Police Station in Chandel District.

June 5: A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Hijam Romio Singh, is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Thangal Bazaar area. Hijam confesses during interrogation that he was asked to extort money from shop keepers at Thangal Bazaar and also extorted a sum of INR 45,000 from some shopkeepers in three occasions for the outfit.

June 4: A militant belonging to the Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Ajit alias Ejou alias Chinglen, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Tinsid road. He joins the outfit in 1996 and is involved in extortion of money from traders.

A KCP militant, identified as Nepram Govin alias Robert, is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from his residence at Thongju Kono Khonangkhong.

June 4: Telegraph reports that a tripartite cease-fire agreement would be signed by the Military Council faction of the KCP led by Lallumba alias Hiteshore with the Manipur and Union Governments. The report adds that the group "agreed" to sign the cease-fire agreement after four rounds of talks were held with officials of the State and Union Governments since late 2008. The outfit approached the Centre through the Assam Rifles for the peace deal. "The state's peace effort with the KCP (MC-Lallumba) is making progress. The state and the group are ready to sign the agreement. The group has also expressed its readiness to sign the peace deal as soon as possible," an official source said. The Government has set up a cease-fire monitoring group headed by the Inspector General Police (intelligence). Sources said the group which claims to have a strength of 370 cadres had been operating in seven of the nine Districts of Manipur. "The government was planning to give them shelter at the surrender and rehabilitation centres in Jiribam in Imphal East after the surrender of weapons," the source said. The militants would be subsequently shifted to a designated camp, the source added.

June 1: A 22-year old KCP militant, identified as Huidrom Sunder Singh alias Sanathoi, is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Thangal Bazaar.

A 52-year old militant of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Kalachand Singh alias Kaka, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Khurai Thangjam Leikai in the capital Imphal.

May 28: A KCP militant, identified as Ningthoujam Basanta Singh alias Apangba, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Lamlong. Two demand letters of the KCP are recovered from his possession. Ningthoujam confesses that he joined the KCP in May 2009 and was involved in extortion of money from the general public, Government officials and shops.

The PULF, reacting to the May 25 killing of a Manipur University (MU) Professor, Mohammed Islamuddin, inside the campus, questioned the charges levelled by the KYKL against the slain academician. The KYKL in a press release on May 26 reportedly claims responsibility for publicly executing the professor in broad daylight in the university campus saying that he was the ring leader of a clique within the MU which was usurping all powers of the University and using it to their selfish ends. The 'secretary general' of the KCP outfit, Khamba Luwangcha, says it is unfortunate that such a killing should have come at a time when the people are crying out against 'State sponsored terrorism' wherein Police Commandos and Security Forces level charges after eliminating someone.

May 19: Manipur Cabinet gives its approval for giving monetary rewards to a faction of the KCP led by Lalumba for agreeing to negotiate with the Government.

May 17: The Military Council faction of the KCP declares a 'ban' on the Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur for its alleged interference in the matter relating to the medicine stockists and the outfit.

May 16: Militants belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP explode a bomb at the western wall of the Regional Institute of Medical Science near the Langol View hospital. While no damage is reported, a woman, identified as Ak Bala, who had come to the Langol View hospital, fainted due to the loud sound of the bomb blast.

A suspected KCP militant is killed by Imphal West District Police during an encounter on the way between Langol and Lainingkhul under Lamphel Police Station. A 9-mm pistol with 3 live rounds and one Chinese hand grenade are recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

Two KCP militants, Puthem Boy Meitei alias Boynao and Deepu Saikia, are arrested by Imphal East Police from New Checkon area. Deepu Saikia belongs to Jorhat District in Assam. One 9-mm pistol with three live rounds of ammunition in the magazine and two demand letters of the outfit are recovered from the possession of Puthem Boy.

May 13: Militants abduct Roshan, son of a professor of Central Agriculture University for a huge ransom at Iroisemba in Imphal West District. They demand a ransom of INR three million for his safe release. Meanwhile, another report mentions that a KCP militant, Pamen Meitei, was behind the abduction.

A militant belonging to the Mangoljao faction of the KCP, identified as Nameirakpam Gambhir Singh, is arrested by Imphal West District Police from Luker Makha Leikai.

A KCP militant, identified as Khoirom Ojit Singh alias Brojen, is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Moidangpok Awang Leikai. Ten live rounds of AK-47 ammunition are recovered from his possession.

Pharmacists close their shops in Imphal following a monetary demand from a faction of the KCP. The report adds that a shutdown had also been witnessed on May 1 after the militant outfit demanded INR one million from each stockist. However, Police broke down the locks and forced open the chemist shops next day. Subsequently, the militant group decreased the ransom amount to 500000. Members of the Manipur Chemist and Druggists Association congregated at Keishampat Junction on May 7 appealing to the militant group to withdraw the demand. The militant group further reduced the ransom amount and asked chemist shops to pay 300000, resulting in the shutdown. Wholesalers and retailers of the business also join in the shutdown.

May 12: Two KCP militants, Puthem Boy Meitei alias Boynao and Deepu Saikia, are arrested by Imphal East District personnel from the New Checkon area. Deepu Saikia belongs to Madhavpur Titabor area in Jorhat District of Assam. One 9-mm pistol with three live rounds in the magazine and two demand letters of the KCP were recovered from Puthem's possession.

An 18-year old militant belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Atao Rahaman alias Apikpi, is arrested by Imphal East District Police from Minuthong Hatta.

A militant belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mutum Samo Singh, is arrested by a team of Imphal East District from New Checkon area. He confesses that he was involved in extortions for funds of the outfit.

Two KCP militants, identified as Mohammed Salim alias Alam alias Raj and Mohammed Ziyaul Haque alias Moirang, are arrested by the Thoubal District Police from Athokpam Bazaar along the National Highway 39. Three receipt memos labelled as 'The All Kangleipak Students' Union (AKSU), Kangla' are recovered from the possession of Salim.

May 10: The Imphal East District Police arrested two women cadres belonging to the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of KCP, identified as Naoremningol Maibam O. Thoibi Devi alias Ichanthoibi and Maibam ningol Thangjam O. Bala Devi alias Ngamkheingakpi, from Lamlong Keithel area while taking captive the wife of a Manipur Government official. One 9-mm pistol with two live rounds is recovered from Bala's possession.

Two KCP militants, including one belonging to the Lamphel faction, are arrested by the Imphal West District Police in two separate search operations. They are identified as R.K. Shivakanta alias Shiva and Laishram Shanta alias Tomba alias Panthou.

May 6: Militants opened fire at the residence of school teacher, Okram Saratchandra, at Pukhao Laipham in Imphal East District. The report adds that a demand note of INR 500, 000 signed by 'project officer' Nongthang of the KCP was served on Okram on April 30.

The Manipur Chemists and Druggists Association organises a sit-in protest at Keishampat junction in Imphal West district against the monetary demands on 24 wholesalers and retail medicine shops. Around 100 shopkeepers participating in the protest display placards with slogans like, "Don't demand money, money demand may lead to non availability of life saving drugs" and "Make pharmacies a free zone". A member of the association says that Puranthaba group belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP had demanded ransom of INR one million from each shop during the second week of April which was to be paid by the end of April 30. As they could not pay the huge amount they shut down their shops after receiving a threat from the outfit.

May 5: A militant belonging to the Imoinu faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Jahiruddin alias Sanayai, is arrested by the Thoubal District Police during a search operation at Angtha.

May 2: Three cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from a place under Heingang Police Station in Imphal East District.

April 29 : A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Pebam Surjit Singh alias Chacha, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Bamon Leikai area.

April 28: A militant of the Military Council faction of the KCP, Pebam Surjit Singh alias Chacha, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Bamon Leikai.

A militant of the Military Council faction of the KCP, Ningthoujam Yamba Singh, is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Moirangkhom. He confesses during his interrogation that he was involved in threatening the employees of Imphal Hospital and went to the hospital thrice to extort money.

April 27: A KCP cadre, identified as Nongthombam Romesh alias Nanao, is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Keirao Bitra Awang Leikai area.

April 24: A suspected cadre belonging to the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by the SFs during an encounter at Laikoiching area under Lamlai Police Station in the Imphal East District. While the other militants manage to escape, one 9-mm pistol with three live rounds is recovered from his possession.

April 23: Two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by the SFs during an encounter at a location between Okram Chuthek and Ucheckon in Imphal East District. One revolver with two live rounds, one pistol with four live rounds, one Chinese hand grenade and three demand letters of the KCP-MC signed jointly by its 'Commander in-Chief' Lamyanba Khuman and 'District Commander' Rom Meitei are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

April 18: A temporary camp belonging to the Noyon faction of the KCP and two temporary camps of the PREPAK are neutralised by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Army during a counter-insurgency operation at Khoidumpat area under Waikhom Police Station. A generator set, an inverter set with battery, assorted utensils and kitchen materials, a gas cylinder and stove, three plastic chairs, one A-4 rifle, one universal machine gun, one lethod gun with five lethod bombs, one W/T set, five Chinese hand grenades and assorted ammunitions are recovered from the camps.

April 16: A KCP militant, Heisnam Birbabu Singh, is arrested by the Thoubal District Police during a search operation at Samaram Lamkhai area along the National Highway-39. He belongs to the ‘finance section’ of the outfit.

April 13: The Military Council faction of the KCP declares of lifting 'ban' on the ruling Congress party and its workers in the elections scheduled to be held in Manipur on April 16 and 23.

April 12: A militant belonging to Sengoi faction of the KCP, identified as Konjengbam Thoiba Singh, is arrested by Thoubal District Police during a search operation in Heirok Part-II areas.

Two persons, identified as Meitram Tomba and Mongjam Tomchou, are wounded when the Mayang Imphal Block office of the ruling Congress party is blown up. The Military Council faction of the KCP declares its plan to target the Congress party and urges people not to campaign for the party in the Parliament election scheduled to be held in Manipur on April 16 and 23.

Two bombs are hurled by unidentified militants at the residence and works site of a stone crusher, Aribam Bijoy Kumar alias Boy, at Punsikhol area in Langol Games village of Imphal West District. While his residence is partially damaged in the explosion, the bomb hurled at his works site fails to explode. Bijoy says that two persons identifying themselves as cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP on March 18 demanded INR one million from the income of his work of stone crushing and he did not pay the ransom.

April 11: The Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility for planting two explosive devices at the premises of the Imphal Hospital and Research Institute. The faction also declares a 'ban' on private hospitals for allegedly accumulating wealth at the cost of economically unsound patients.

April 10: One cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Haobam Abung, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police during a search operation at Minuthong.

April 9: Three suspected militants of the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by Thoubal District Police during an encounter at Ikoppat area. While some other militants manage to escape, one .32 pistol loaded with four rounds of ammunition, two hand grenades and an empty cartridge of a Lethode shell are recovered from the encounter site.

April 7: The office of the ruling Congress party at Wangkhei Block in Imphal East District is partially damaged when a bomb blast is triggered by militants of the Military Council faction of the KCP. The 'military affairs secretary' of the faction, Lanheiba Meitei, claims responsibility for the attack.

April 6: A suspected leader belonging to Lanheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by Assam Rifles personnel during an encounter near Leishang village in Churachandpur District. One 9-mm pistol and 10 rounds of ammunition are recovered from the possession of the slain militant. Troops say that the slain militant was suspected to be the Churachandpur ‘district commander’ of the outfit.

Two KCP militants, Heikrujam Ngongo alias Ebohal Meitei (19) and Ningthoujam Dollen Meitei alias Chinglain (18), are arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel during a search operation at Sugnu Napath Mayai Lambi under Kakching Police Station in Thoubal District.

April 4: Two militants of the Noyon faction of the KCP are arrested by Imphal West District Police from the Palace Compound area in Imphal East District. They are identified as Salam Susil Kumar Singh alias Tababi and Sapam Chetan Meetei alias Inaocha. They confess during interrogation that they were asked to extort 1.5 percent from the salary of the Music College and Oriental College for group’s funds.

A KCP cadre, identified as Kshetrimayum Milan Singh, is arrested by Thoubal District Police during a search operation at Thoubal bazaar area.

April 3: A KCP cadre, Salam Joy alias Athouba, is killed by militants of the same outfit at Pourabi Nunggoi area in Imphal East District, for allegedly working against interest of the group.

Imphal West District Police arrest Laishram Kishorjit Singh alias Heikak, warden of the Central Jail in Imphal, during a search operation at the eastern side of the DM College. Three demand letters of the Military Council faction of the KCP are recovered from his possession addressed to the Catholic School for an amount of INR 3 00,000, Manipur State AIDS Control Society (MACS) for an amount of INR 10, 00,000 and Advanced Modern School for an amount of INR 5 00,000. The demand letters were signed by one Lamyanba Khuman of the Military Council faction of the KCP.

One bomb planted by the Military Council faction of the KCP near the Judges quarters at Kangla Park in Imphal city is recovered and later defused by Police personnel.

April 2: The Lanheiba Meitei group of the Military Council faction of the KCP accuses the Congress party led by Government of letting loose a reign of terror by endorsing its agencies to go on a killing spree and asks the people in Manipur not to vote or canvass for the Congress party in the forthcoming Parliament election scheduled to be held on April 16 and 23.

Police recover a bomb fitted in a pressure cooker at Indira Park Gate in Imphal city. Another bomb fitted in a pressure cooker was recovered near the Board of Secondary Education Manipur office at Babupara area in Imphal West District and was later defused by Police on the same day. Subsequently, the Lalheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility over the telephone for planting bombs at these two locations.

April 1: A militant of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Elangbam Kesho Singh, is arrested by Thoubal District Police during a search operation in Wabagai bazaar area. Kesho confesses during interrogation that he was operating in the ‘finance section’ of the outfit.

March 28: A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, who claims to be a correspondent of a daily newspaper based at Imphal, and a woman cadre of the same faction are arrested by Imphal West District Police from different places. They are identified as Pukhrambam Suraj alias Gogo and Gurumayum Ibemcha alias Premlata.

March 26: Two KCP miltiants, Moirangthem Shantipur and Ningthoujam Gulapi Singh, are arrested by the Thoubal District Police. Following their confession, three more KCP cadres are arrested from various locations in the capital Imphal. They are identified as Laishram Jane, Thiyam Ingocha Singh and Khunjamayum Nimaichand. According to Police, they are part of the recruitment cell of the outfit under the command of one Korou and have so far recruited two cadres and given INR 35,000 per recruit.

March 25: A KCP cadre, Lamginlen Haokip alias Hegin, is arrested by the SFs from Kongba in the Imphal East District.

March 23: Two suspected militants are shot dead by the Imphal West District Police at Nagamapal Kangjabi Leirak. While some other militants manage to escape, a hand grenade, one M-20 pistol with two live rounds and a motorcycle are seized from the encounter site. Three copies of demand letters of the KCP, signed by one Pamel Meitei, fund raising in-charge of Imphal West District, are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

March 22: A KCP militant, identified as Leish-angthem Hemanta alias Lovely alias Ibomcha, is arrested by the Thoubal District Police from Arongthong.

A cadre of the City Meitei faction of the KCP, identified as Sanabam Ranjit Meitei alias Ibomcha, is arrested by the Thoubal District Police from Wabagai Bazar area.

March 19: A KCP militant, Pukhrambam Nanao Singh alias Awangakpa alias Ibomcha, is arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles from at Khangabok bazar area.

A KCP militant, Pukhrambam Nano alias Awang, is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel in the general area of Khangabok in the Thoubal District.

March 18: Three suspected KCP militants are shot dead by the Assam Rifles personnel during an encounter in the Moirangthal area of Chandel District along the India-Myanmar border. However, some other militants managed to escape from the encounter site along with the dead bodies of the slain militants.

March 17: Two activists of the ruling Congress party, Laiphakpam Ibomcha and Khangembam Mohindro, are shot at and wounded by armed persons claiming to be cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP at Sambei Chingmang under Heingang Police Station in the Imphal East District.

March 10: A woman cadre belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Yumkhaibam Sanahanbi, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Lamlong bazaar area. Yumkhaibam disclosed that she was involved in extortion of money from various sources.

March 9: A combined force of the Assam Rifles and Thoubal District Police rescues two abducted girls from the confinement of the suspected cadres belonging to Nandu group of the Military Council faction of the KCP at Khangabok. They are identified as Angam Asha Devi and Konjam Pemavati. They were abducted by militants from Khangabok market on March 7.

March 1: Two KCP militants, Nameirakpam Boby Singh and Tonjam Arjun Singh, are arrested by the Thoubal District Police at Thoubal Haokha area. While the Police recover seven rounds of 7.65-mm ammunition from the possession of Boby, eight are seized from Arjun.

February 28: Troops arrested four militants belonging to the PLA, Military Council faction of the KCP and KYKL during separate search operations in the Bishnupur District.

February 27: Two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by the Imphal East District Police during an encounter near Lamlong Bridge. While two other militants manage to escape, one .32 pistol, one magazine with three live rounds and one Chinese hand grenade are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

The Military Council faction of the KCP claimed responsibility for the February 26 bomb attacks on offices of the Congress party in the Imphal East, Thoubal and Bishnupur Districts. The ‘military affairs secretary’ of the faction, Lanheiba Meitei, also declares the launching of "Operation Red Fox over the Congress Government and Congress officials" in the four valley Districts.

February 25: A suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by the SFs during an encounter at Thambalkhong Sabal Leikai under Porompat Police Station in the Imphal East District. While two other militants manage to escape, one 9-mm pistol and magazine loaded with three rounds of ammunition are recovered from his possession.

February 24: Two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP, while extorting money, are captured by local people and later handed over to the Police at Langthabal Mantrikhong in the Imphal West District.

February 23: A KCP cadre, Ningombam Shitaljit alias Pritam alias Lumba Singh, is arrested by the Thoubal District Police during a search operation in the general area of Thoubal Bazar.

February 22: A KCP cadre, Soibam Inao alias Premjit Singh, is arrested by the Thoubal District Police from Sekpi Khongnangkhong.

February 21: Two KCP cadres, Moirangthem Sanatomba Singh alias Sana and Takhellambam Dineshchandra Singh alias Nanao, are arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Sangaipat area. One 9-mm pistol loaded with six live rounds in the magazine is recovered from the possession of Moirangthem.

Troops arrest a leader belonging to the Lanheiba group of Military Council faction of the KCP from his residence at capital Aizawl in Mizoram. The militant is identified as Rajen Singh alias Rajesh alias K.C. Lanheiba Meitei, the ‘commander-in-chief’ of the outfit.

February 20: A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP faction, identified as Thokchom Bijoy Singh alias Bopindro alias Ibungo, is arrested by a combined team of Imphal East District Police and Assam Rifles from the Tinsid road.

A KCP militant, identified as Akoijam Suresh Singh, is arrested by the Thoubal District Police during a search operation at Thoubal Wangmataba.

February 15: Three militants of the KCP and KYKL are arrested by the SFs from Hainoubok and Iroishemba areas in the Imphal West District.

A cadre of the Wanglen Khuman faction of the KCP, identified as Mathurabashimayum Rajkiran, is arrested by the Imphal West District Police from Sagolband.

February 14: A KCP cadre, Ningombam Romen Meitei alias Ingba, is arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from his residence at Bashikhong Mamang Leikai. Ningombam confessed during interrogation that he joined the KCP in April 2007. One cell phone with a SIM card is recovered from his possession.

February 13: A KCP militant, identified as Moirangthem Bikram, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Thambalkhong Lisham Leirak. One 9-mm pistol with one magazine loaded with two live rounds is recovered from his possession.

February 9: An extortionist, Moirangthem Premchand alias Swamikumar, is lynched by local people while trying to extract money at the residence of the Zonal Education Officer of Kakching, Mayengbam Kumar, in Wabagai Tera Urak area of Thoubal District. However, Swamikumar’s injured accomplice, Maibam Inao, manages to escape from the incident site. Mayengbam Kumar had earlier received an extortion note from an unspecified faction of the KCP asking for a percentage cut from the salary of the employees serving under the Kakching Zone of Education Department.

February 4: Five militant groups, the UNLF, PLA, KYKL, PREPAK and KCP, jointly ‘award’ death sentence to two men, Ipham Amir Khan and Achom Romen Singh, for their alleged involvement in the January 22 rape and killing of a handicapped woman vendor, Achom Romen, at Moreh in the Chandel District.

A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Laikhuram Nabakishor Singh, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Kongba Bazaar area. He confesses during interrogation that he joined the faction in November 2008 and was involved in extortion of money from Government officials in Imphal East.

February 3: A suspected militant belonging to the Lamyanba Khuman group of the Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP is shot dead by the Imphal East District Police during an encounter at Khurai Salan Leirak under Porompat Police Station. While two other militants manage to escape, one 9-mm pistol loaded with four live rounds and a demand letter of the KCP-MC, signed by its ‘commander-in-chief’ Lamyanba Khuman and ‘district commander’ are recovered from the possession of the slain militant. The demand letter of INR 2 million is addressed to one Santosh Mehta of Thangal Bazar. Police said that a driving license of cycle rickshaw issued in the name of one Chanam Ibomcha is also recovered from his possession.

February 2: Suspected KCP militants abduct the project officer of Manipur Fisheries department, H. Biramani, from his residence at Sagolband area in the Imphal West District. Militants have demanded payment of INR three million from Fisheries department for Biramani’s release. They have threatened the family members that the official would face dire consequences if their demand was not met. The family members have offered to pay INR 5,00,000, but the militants have refused to accept that as they demanded that INR three million should be given by the department concerned.

A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Thongam Thoithoi Singh, is arrested by a combined force of Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from Lamshang Bazaar.

January 29: Assam Rifles personnel arrest a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kshetri Mayum Pinoy Singh, in the general area of Porompat in the Imphal East District.

January 27: A suspected KCP cadre, Khundrakpam Bimol, is shot dead by a combined force of the Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles during an encounter along the road from Kakching to Irengband under Kakching Police Station. While the other militants managed to escape, one .36 hand grenade is recovered from the encounter site.

A suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead during another encounter in the Andro-Ngariyan hills area. While three other militants manage to escape, one Colt pistol along with three live rounds is recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

January 23: The All Manipur Working Journalists Union suspend two editors, Wangkhemcha Shyamjai of an afternoon daily Kangleipaki Meira and Saikhom Jugol of a morning daily Meeyam, for having personally issued press identity cards to certain KCP leaders, recently arrested from New Delhi and Bangalore.

January 22: Manipur Police personnel defused a hand grenade wrapped in a newspaper and left by some persons, identifying themselves as KCP cadres, inside the campus of Little Master Higher Secondary School at Samurou under Wangoi Police Station of Imphal West District. Around two months back, a caller identifying himself as a KCP cadre had reportedly demanded INR 0.5 million from the headmaster through telephone.

January 20: Two KCP militants, including their leader, are arrested by a combined force of the Manipur Police, Army, Delhi Police and Bangalore Police in Bangalore city. The Army said, "Pursuant to its drive against the KCP cadres, the 57 Mountain Division, Manipur Police and Bangalore Police apprehended Leader of the KCP (City Meitei) in Bangalore yesterday." The militant leader confesses his identity as chief of City Meitei faction and Mobile Task Force of the KCP, Naorem Brojen. His confession leads to the arrest of another cadre of City Meitei, identified as Naorem Ramesh Meitei, at Hennur Road in Bangalore.

January 17: Seven top KCP militants are arrested from unspecified locations in the national capital New Delhi in an operation code named 'Operation Grand Slam' conducted by a joint team of the Army, Manipur Police and the Delhi Police. They are identified as N. Amumacha Singh, who had recently been nominated as the president of the newly unified group of the KCP (Mangang, City Meitei and Lamphel) factions, Chongtham Manglemjao Singh alias K. K. Nangba alias Chouba alias Koi alias Irabot, a leader of the KCP-Mangang group and presently general secretary, home secretary and foreign secretary of the newly unified group; Chongtham Ibomcha Singh, leader of the KCP-Lamphel group, presently nominated collector of the newly unified group; Chongtham Ning Lamba Singh, son of KK Nangba and nominated military head of political section of the unified group; Ng Ratan Singh, deputy finance secretary of the group; and two lady cadres. Details of the group's extortion activities and a draft of a press release meant to be released on January 26 were recovered from the hideout.

January 16: Two cadres belonging to the MC faction of the KCP are arrested by the Imphal East District Police personnel. They are identified as Hijam Nepolean alias Boboy (26) and Yumnam Ibethoi (59).

January 14: A suspected KCP cadre is killed during an encounter with the Police at a junction between Tentha-Moirangpalli in the Thoubal District. The encounter follows firing by the militants on the SFs. One 9mm pistol and two magazines along with two 9mm live rounds are also recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

January 10: A woman cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Tina Kimneichong Haokip alias Momoi, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Lamlong. Two demand letters of the outfit are recovered from her possession.

January 8: A woman cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Tongbarang Shandiya alias Lei, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police from New Checkon. Lei confesses during interrogation that she joined the outfit in June 2008.

January 8: Two women cadres belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Gurumayum Kunjarashi and Pebam Sophia alias Sanathoi, are arrested by the Imphal East District Police.

January 6: A cadre of the General Secretary faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Kiran alias Momo alias Anoppa, is arrested by a combined force of Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles from near Krishna Premi oil pump at Moirangkhom. A gun of 7.62 calibre and four live rounds are recovered from his possession. He is involved in five different incidents of bomb attacks, including one at the residence of Legislator I. Hemo Chandra.

January 5: A KCP cadre, Islauddin, is arrested by Assam Rifles personnel from Moreh in the Chandel District.

January 4: Two suspected cadres of Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by unidentified militants at Koutruk Lairou under Lamsang Police Station in the Imphal West District.

An achievement report released by the Superintendent Police of Imphal West District, L. Kailun, states that 91 militants, including 37 KCP cadres, were shot dead and 343 others, including 91 KCP cadres and one cadre from Military Council faction of the KCP, arrested by the District Police during counter-insurgency operations in 2008. The report says of the 343 arrested, 83 were detained under the National Security Act (NSA). 88 assorted weapons and 989 ammunitions were recovered from the arrested and slain militants, the report adds. In addition, the report further says INR 1, 95,280 were also recovered from these militants.

2008

December 31: A woman cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Thaba Devi, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police Commandos from JN Hospital. She confesses during interrogation that she was asked to look after some ailing KCP cadres and to arrange food and shelter.

December 29: A suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as M.M. Taslim, is shot dead by a combined force of Imphal West District Police and troops of Assam Rifles (AR) during an encounter near Catholic School under Singjamei Police Station. While the other militants manage to escape, a locally made carbine, one magazine with three live rounds, one .36 hand grenade and two packs of plastic explosive are recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

A suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by a combined force of Imphal East District Police and AR personnel during an encounter at Napetpalli under Lamlai Police Station. A 9-mm pistol, three live rounds of ammunition and a note pad are recovered from his possession.

December 28: Two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by a combined force of Manipur Police and personnel of the Assam Rifles during an encounter on the banks of the Leimakhong River under Lamlai Police Station in the Imphal East District. A 9-mm pistol, a .38 revolver with some live round and a motorcycle are recovered from the encounter site.

December 27: A female cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is arrested by the Imphal West District Police Commandos near the Cheirap Court in Uripok. A demand letter relating to the outfit and four live rounds of .45 ammunition are recovered from her possession.

December 26: The Imphal East District Police recover incriminating documents, including demand notes and press releases of the KCP, from a typewriting and computer training institute at Kongba Bazaar. The owner of the shop, Konghoujam Baleshwar Singh, is arrested from the incident site.

A combined team of Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles arrests a cadre of the City Meitei group of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Sanjoy Singh alias Inao alias Hao Inao, during a search operation at Tentha village. Later, an AK-56 rifle, 29 rounds of AK ammunition and eight lethod bombs are recovered from a hideout following his confession.

A suspected cadre of the Lanheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by a combined force of Imphal West District Police and troops of Assam Rifle during an encounter at Chingnongkok under Lamlai Police Station. One 9-mm pistol and a hand grenade are recovered from his possession.

December 25: The Iboton Modern School at Wangoi in a press release said that somebody calling himself as Meiraba and claiming to be the Thoubal ‘division in-charge’ of the Military Council (MC) faction of the KCP served a demand note of INR 200000 to the school through its ailing secretary Y. Megha Singh and the school warden. The release adds that militants in the evening of December 24 also collected INR 8,100 from the secretary and the warden, saying that was the percentage cut from the salaries of the teachers and staff of the school. They also collected seven mobile phone handsets belonging to the family of the secretary and teachers of the school. The unidentified militants asked the school authorities to be present whenever the group called them for ‘questioning’, saying they would be inspecting all schools in the State before the ensuing metric examinations, and would as a warning be ‘awarding capital punishment’ to some teachers. The school was also told to publicise the intent of the group in local dailies for a few days continuously on threats of dire consequences for non-compliance. Meanwhile, an unidentified caller claiming to be a cadre of the KCP-MC informs media persons that the matter had nothing with the outfit and it would be hunting down the imposters.

A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Wahengbam Bijen Singh, was arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Thambalkhong Bridge. A .32 pistol with two live rounds is recovered from his possession.

December 23: The Imphal West District Police arrest two KCP militants, identified as Laishram Nanao and Okram Amit alias Aboi alias Jetlee, from Kongpal Chanam Leikai.

December 22: A team of Imphal East District Police Commandos arrests a woman cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Hoinu Haokip, from the JN hospital Porompat crossing. She has joined the outfit in December 2008 and has engaged in extortion of money from the general public and Government officials.

A team of the Imphal East District Police Commandos arrests a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Irengbam Shamsan, from Wangkhei Thambalkhong crossing. He confesses during his during preliminary investigation he revealed that he joined the outfit during October this year through one Basanta and was involved in extortion from the general public and government officials.

Two suspected cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by troops of the 57th Mountain Division near Irengbam village in Bishnupur District. A 9-mm pistol with magazine, one Chinese hand grenade, four live rounds, three fired cases and two extortion notes is recovered from the encounter site.

A suspected cadre belonging to Lanheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by a combined force of the Imphal West District Police and personnel of Maratha Light Infantry at Tabungkhong Mayai Leikai under Patsoi Police Station. While some other militants manage to escape from the incident site, a 9-mm pistol along with three live rounds is recovered from the slain militant’s possession.

December 21: A Chinese hand grenade is exploded by suspected militants at the south eastern side of the complex of the Governor’s House in capital Imphal. However, no casualty is reported. The Lanheiba Meitei group of the Military Council faction of the KCP subsequently claims responsibility for the attack. The group said the attack was an answer to the December 20 announcement made by the IG AR (South) Major General A.K. Choudhury at Mantripukhri during an interaction with the media. The group accused a person, Lallumba alias Hitendra, declared by Gen Choudhury to represent the faction in a negotiated settlement, as a stooge of the Security Forces, and warns that the SoP agreement would be the same trap that many hill based outfits entered into before.

December 20: A team of Imphal East District Police arrests a woman cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Khumukcham Damenti, from Lamlong. She confesses during interrogation that she joined the outfit in January 2008 and engaged in extortion of money from general public, Government officials and shops of Lamlong area.

December 20: The JMG comprising of representatives of both the Central and State Governments hold second round of trilateral talks with Lallumba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP in Imphal. The report adds that another round of the JMG meeting with the Lallumba faction was held at New Delhi under the Suspension of Operation (SoO). The ground rules were considered and approved in toto in the earlier meeting. In the second round of talks, the JMG has discussed the proposal from the militant group for protection of its cadres, monthly rehabilitation package and motivational training for the cadres as promised by the Government. The JMG has sought the official strength of the cadres covered by the SoO with their identifications which the outfit’s leaders present in the meeting have failed to provide. The JMG has made a general offer for the recruitment of the cadres either in the state forces or in the ITBP.

The representatives of the militant group present in the meeting, however, have been unable to give proper response on the details of how they want the offer to be implemented. The meeting decided to reconsider all the proposals made from both parties at the next round of talks which is likely to be scheduled for the first week of January 2009.

December 19: The Imphal East District Police Commandos arrest three KCP cadres from Khurai Ahongei Leikai. They are identified as Ngangom Rajkiran alias Ingo, Keithellakpam Abung alias Nganoi and Kshetrimayum Tolen. While two rounds of SLR ammunition are recovered from the possession of Abung, two rounds of 9-mm ammunition are recovered from Tolen.

December 17: The Thoubal District Police arrest two cadres of the Noyon faction of the KCP. They are identified as ‘sergeant’ Nongthombam Shyamjai Singh and Naorem Johnson Singh alias Romen.

December 16: A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Thokchom Toni, is wounded when a team of Imphal East District Police opened fire on him while trying to escape along with two of his accomplices from the Police at the Regional Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) quarters colony in capital Imphal. However, two other militants manage to escape from the encounter site.

December 14: A local leader of the Meira Paibi (women torch bearer) association, Seram Ongbi Shanti, is shot dead by six suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP at her residence at Nongren Mayai Leikai under Lamlai Police Station in the Imphal East District.

A combined team of the Imphal East District Police and personnel of 32 Assam Rifles arrests one cadre from the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Dilson Hussain alias Dickson, from Lamlong Bazaar. He confessed that he joined the faction in May 2008 and was engaged in extortion activity.

December 13: A team of Imphal East Police arrested a KCP militant, Lisham Premjit alias P.K. Meetei, from Palace Compound. He discloses that he recently joined KCP and was engaged in transportation of arms and ammunition.

December 10: The Imphal West District Police arrested one KCP cadre, Salam George alias Naoba, from RIMS road near Sky Hospital. He confesses that he joined the outfit in November 2008. He is asked to serve demand letters to cement and iron shops located at Singjamei Chingamakha areas. One demand note of 500000 addressed to person, identified as Thiyam Hemberton, is recovered from his possession.

December 9: A team of Imphal East District Police personnel arrests one cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Mohammed Abirkhan, from Palace Gate.

A KCP cadre, Laishram Kaoren alias Kaoba, is arrested by the Imphal East District Police personnel from Palace Gate. Kaoba is reported to have joined the outfit in March 2007 and he is involved in extortion.

Two engineers of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Ng. Robindro Singh and Y. Sujeet Singh, are abducted by militants belonging to the Ibungo Ngangom faction of the KCP from Robindro’s residence at Khurai in the Imphal East District. The abductors later demand ransom of INR 30 million from the institute by December 12 for the safe release of its employees. The militants threaten to kill them in case of non-payment of the ransom.

December 8: The Imphal West District Police commandos arrest a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Yumkham Yaiphaba alias Aditya alias Maku Singh, from near the Khuman Lampak main stadium gate on December 8. He confessed that he was asked to serve demand letters to Numaligarh Refinery Limited oil pump at Mantripukhri area and others for the outfit.

Assam Rifles personnel arrested three militants belonging to the Wanglen Khuman faction of the KCP, identified as Onsoling, Nanao and Bimol, from Laikot, Semul and Samasang under Lamlai Police Station in the Imphal East District. Another cadre of the same faction is arrested from Taretkhul village.

December 7: The Imphal East district police arrested one cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Sagolsem Bimol Singh, from Yaingangpokpi area. He is involved in the December 3-abduction of the son of Manipur Health and Family Welfare Minister Ph. Parijat from his residence at Nonagada village for ransom.

December 4: Pheiroijam Okenjeet, son of the Manipur Health Minister, Ph. Parijat, is rescued by the security forces from confinement of the Wanglen Khuman faction of the KCP during an operation conducted at Bongjang village under Seikul police station in the Thoubal district. He is reported to have been abducted by the militants from his residence at Nongada Makha Leikai under Lamlai police station in the Imphal East district on December 3-evening, in connection with a monetary demand.

December 1: Three suspected KCP cadres are shot dead by a combined team of Thoubal district police and personnel of Assam Rifles during an encounter at Yairipok Pechi Junction under Yairipok police station. One .32 pistol with three live rounds, one 9-mm pistol with four live rounds and one Chinese hand grenade are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

November 19: A cadre of the Sengoi faction of the KCP is shot dead during an encounter when a combined team of Bishnupur district police commandos and personnel of 4/8 Gorkha Rifles neutralise a transit camp of the faction at Loktak lake under Kumbi police station. A 9-mm pistol with four live rounds was recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

November 16: The ‘information and public relation officer’ of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Puranthaba, said that the outfit has not agreed to go for negotiations with the Government.

November 15: A KCP cadre, identified as Bikram, is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Wabagai Bazaar Lamkhai under Kakching police station in the Thoubal district. 25 live rounds of AK ammunition are recovered from his confession.

A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Kangujam Sanjoy, is arrested by a combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and Border Security Force personnel from Nongren. Sanjoy confessed during his interrogation that he joined the outfit in February 2008 and he engaged in extortion of money from the education directorate at Lamphelpat and trading centers. He is also involved in transportation of arms and ammunition.

A bomb exploded under a tower of the Aircel cellular phone signal provider situated at the residential area of Wangkheimayum Leirak in the Imphal East district. No casualty is reported from the explosion site. The KCP later claimed responsibility for the bomb blast.

A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Naobi Singh, is arrested by the police from Thoubal Bazaar.

November 13: A female cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Keisham Ongbi Amom Thobi alias Abe Anal, is arrested by the Thoubal district police commandos from Wangbal area. Keisham confessed during interrogation that she joined the outfit in July 2008 and was operating in the ‘finance section’ of the outfit.

November 12: A KCP cadre, Sorokhaibam Devan Singh, is arrested by the Army personnel during a search operation at Karong Mayai Leikai.

November 11: Two cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as R.K. Samson Singh and Nganbam Sushil singh alias Aboi, were arrested by a team of Imphal East district police commandos during a search operation at Golapati near an oil filling station. 14 letterheads of the KCP are recovered from their possession.

A KCP cadre, Yambem Ibomcha Singh alias Amu, is arrested by the Thoubal district police commandos at Ukhongsang Maning Leikai. Yambem confessed during interrogation that he had extorted a sum of INR 3000 each from every bus plying from Yairipok to Imphal for the outfit under the instruction of his father Y Nilamani Singh of Nongpok Lourembam.

November 9: A suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by the Imphal West district police commandos during an encounter near Sanjenbam under Wangoi police station. A 9-mm pistol, five live rounds and a two wheeler vehicle are recovered from the possession of the slain militant. Another suspected cadre of the same faction is arrested from the encounter site.

November 8: The Superintendent of Police of Imphal East district, Th. Radheshyam, said that vulnerable persons like drug addicts, HIV positive persons and widows are being used by militant groups, including the KRA, Kuki Revolutionary Army-Unification (KRA-U), KLA, PULF and KCP- Military Council, in their extortion drive.

November 6: A KCP cadre, Mohammed Nijamuddin, is arrested by police personnel during a search operation at his residence in Lilong Mairenkhun of Thoubal district. About 250 grams of explosive substances were recovered from his possession.

November 5: Manipur Cabinet in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh decides to appoint the Chief Secretary as designated officer of the State Government for initiating preliminary peace talks with the Military Council faction of the KCP which had recently approached the Union Ministry of Home Affairs for mass surrender on its part and subsequent holding of negotiations with the government.

November 4: Three KCP cadres, Waikhom Ibomcha, Mohammed Nasimuddin and Thokchom Jilangamba, are arrested by the troops of 32 division of Assam Rifles. One motorbike and a demand letter are recovered from their possession.

November 1: A suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Thounaojam Iboyaima alias Suresh, is shot dead by a combined force of Imphal West district police commandos and personnel of 16 Assam Rifles during an encounter at Khonglon village between Kotlein and Keithel Manbi along the National Highway-53 under Patsoi police station. While other militants manage to escape, a 9-mm pistol with three live rounds and one demand letter of the KCP- Military Council are recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

October 30: The Imphal East district police commandos rescued an abducted assistant engineer of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana division of the state Public Works Department in Bishnupur, identified as Tongbram Jatishwore, from a house at Khangabok Part-III Makha Leikai. One among the abductors belonging to the Nongthang faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Robindro, is also arrested by the police personnel from the incident site.

October 29: A cadre belonging to the Lanheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as ‘ss pvt’ Huidrom Nanao Singh, is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel during another search operation in the general area of Thoubal Bazaar.

October 24: Troops claim to have foiled an explosion attempt by arresting a KCP-MC cadre, identified as Priyojit Singh alias Inaocha, from near the Kanglatongbi bridge along the National Highway 39 in the Senapati district. Explosive material, detonator and all items necessary for preparation of an IED were recovered from his possession. He confessed during interrogation that he was involved in the October 21 IED blast in Imphal.

October 23: Five KCP-MC and PULF cadres were shot dead by a combined team of the Imphal East district police commandos and personnel of Assam Rifles during an encounter at Heingang Heibimakhong Ching under Heingang police station. Around ten other militants manage to escape. Two M-16 rifles, one carbine, one 9-mm pistol with 12 live rounds, 20 live rounds of SLR gun, nine detonators, one 36 Indian hand grenade, one lethod shell, one magazine of SLR, six dry cell bateries, two kilograms of PEK explosives, four antenna of wireless sets, and demand letters of the KCP-MC signed by one Lamyanba Khuman, ‘commander in chief’ of the faction addressed to ABC Godown at Khoyathong in Imphal demanding INR Ten million, and another demand letter signed by ‘district commander’ Chingsanglakpa of the faction addressed to the Central Agriculture University, Iroisemba demanding INR 500,000, along with one identity card issued by the North East Computer Centre at Zoo Nareng Road in Guwahati of Assam in the name of B. A. Yahiya Khan of Thoubal were recovered from the encounter site.

October 23: A suspected KCP cadre was killed by a team of Imphal West district police commandos during an encounter at a paddy field between Sanjenbam and Gouranagor villages under Lamlai police station. While other militants manage to escape, one 9 mm pistol with three live rounds and one Chinese hand grenade are recovered from the encounter site.

October 22: The KCP-MC claims responsibility for October 21 bomb blast near the high security Ragailong gate in capital Imphal killing 18 persons and injuring 30 others. The ‘secretary of military affairs’ of the faction, identified as Lanheiba Meitei, says the bomb was exploded to target police and security forces for "encouraging gambling and also for their immoral acts".

October 21: A woman cadre of the KCP-MC, identified as Chingsubam O. Taruni, is arrested by another team of Imphal East district Police from the Andro bus parking.

October 20: Three KCP-MC cadres, including a woman, are arrested by a team of Imphal East district police commandos. They are identified as Nongmaithem Joy Singh, Nameirakpam Dilip Singh alias Ito alias Ibungo and Leishangthem O. Basanti.

October 20: A KCP cadre, Oinam Prembir Singh, is arrested by a team of Thoubal district police commandos during a search operation at Thoubal bazaar.

October 19: A person, identified as Mohammed Ipham Sanathoi alias Lion, who used to negotiate with the KCP on their monetary demands in the guise of a PREPAK cadre, is captured and later paraded before the media persons by the PREPAK militants at an unspecified place in the Bishnupur district.

October 16: A KCP cadre, Nasir Ahmad, is arrested by a combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and 32 Assam Rifles from Bashikhong.

October 14: Four cadres of the Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Ranjan Singh, Laishram Roji Devi, Moirangthem Premkumar Singh alias Nanao and Konjengbam Thoiba Singh, are arrested by the Thoubal district police commandos during a search operation at Wangjing village.

October 14: Two cadres of the KK Mangang faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Shantikumar alias Daikhong alias Taramanga and Chingsubam Romeshkumar Meitei alias Naocha alias Maru, are arrested by the Thoubal district police commandos during a search operation at Lilong Ushoipokpi.

October 14: Two cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by the Imphal East district police commandos during an encounter along Lambui road under Porompat police station. While other militants manage to escape, two 9-mm pistols, seven live rounds, one demand letter and a motor cycle are recovered from the encounter site.

October 12: Two KCP cadres, Laishram Shanta Singh alias Suraj and Hijam Bishworjit Singh, are arrested by the Imphal East district police commandos from Top Moirang Kampu. One 9-mm pistol marked as China Auto Pistol with four live rounds is recovered from Shanta’s possession.

October 12: A cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Keisham Indrajit alias Tondon, is arrested from Wangkhei Thambalkhong.

October 11: The residence of a doctor, Manormayum Birkumar, at Kwaketihel Moirangpurel is partially damaged when suspected militants open fire. While no militant outfit claims responsibility for the attack, the Wanglen faction of the KCP recently demands ransom of INR 10, 00,000 from the doctor.

October 11: Two KCP cadres, Laitonjam Manitomba alias Marjit Meitei and Konthoujam Bisheshwor Meitei alias Tompok alias Somen, are arrested by the Imphal East district police commandos from Sangakpham bazaar.

October 10: The Imphal East district police commandos seize more than 18 mobile phones from the possession of under trial prisoners belonging to cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP, KRA-U and PULF inside the Sajiwa prison. The Superintendent of Police of the district Th. Radheshyam says that the search operation was carried out after receiving information that many militant cadres and leaders, who were detained under judicial custody for trial, were involved in many cases of extortion and they were carrying out their activities through mobile phones.

October 10: Two KCP cadres, Moirangthem Sharat and his wife Nungsitombi, are arrested by the Imphal East district police commandos from Checkon. Nungsitombi has motivated young boys and girls to join the KCP outfit in Khangabok area.

October 10: A cadre of the Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Bikramjit Singh alias Makkar, is arrested by the Thoubal district commandos during a search operation at Thoubal Wangmataba. One 9-mm pistol and five live rounds are recovered from him.

October 8: Two suspected KCP cadres are shot dead by the Imphal East district police commandos in a joint operation with the troops of Assam Rifles near Moirankampu Puripuraba Lampak under Porompat police station. Two 9-mm pistols along with some rounds of ammunitions are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

October 6: A KCP cadre, Chingangbam Brojen, is arrested by Assam Rifles personnel from an unspecified place under Sekmai police station.

September 30: The cadres of the City group of the KCP hurl two hand grenades at the residence of superintending engineer of electricity department, Khagokpam Khamba, at Kongpal Laishram Leikai. One of the bombs explodes inside the living room of Khagokpam’s house while the other which fails to explode is recovered by the police. One of the militants involved in the attack, identified as John, is caught red handed and later assaulted by people. The bomb attack is apparently carried out in connection with a monetary demand.

September 29: Manipur Government says that ten cadres of KCP, KYKL and PREPAK, and two sympathisers of the KRA are booked under National Security Act (NSA), 1980 by separate orders of the Manipur home department issued on different dates.

September 29: The Thoubal district police commandos arrest a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Adhikarimayum Dunabashu Sharma alias Robindro, from Khongjom bazaar.

September 28: A team of Imphal East district police commandos arrested a lady cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Magalthapa Anju, from Lamlong.

September 27: The Military Council faction of the KCP agrees to sit for tripartite peace talks involving Manipur and Union Governments.

September 25: A KCP cadre, Panganbam Shuvindro Singh alias Mocha, is arrested from Thoubal Haokha.

September 24: Three suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by a joint team of Imphal West district police commandos and Assam Rifles of the Red Shield Division at Thangjing Chiru under Patsoi police station. One AK-56 rifle with 11 bullets, one 9-mm pistol with four bullets and one hand grenade are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

September 24: The KCP-Military Council accuses all the 60 Legislators /Ministers of the State of ‘neglecting’ the words of the outfit and declared that ‘fitting actions’ would be initiated against each of them.

September 23: The Thoubal district police commandos arrest a cadre of the Sengoi faction of the KCP, identified as Chingakham Boby Meetei, from Tezpur Awang Leikai under Kakching police station.

September 21: One suspected KCP cadre, Sadokpam Bijen, is killed by the Thoubal district police commandos during a counter-insurgency operation at Tentha Khunjao village. While an AK-56 rifle along with a magazine loaded with 11 live rounds and 17 empty cases are recovered, other militants manage to escape from the encounter site.

September 21: Two cadres of KK Mangang faction of the KCP are arrested by Thoubal district police commandos from Thoubal Kyiam village.

September 19: One cadre of the Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Ningombam Surchandra alias Naocha, is arrested by the Imphal West district police commandos and troops of 12 Maratha Light Infantry from his residence at Surchandra. One 9 mm pistol with a magazine containing one round is recovered from him.

September 19: The Military Council faction of the KCP says that amidst the confusion of factionalism in the KCP some unscrupulous people are taking advantage of the situation by posing themselves as cadres KCP-Military Council and forming gangs of extortionists and ‘counter revolutionaries’.

September 17: The abducted superintending engineer of the Manipur electricity department, identified as Ngangom Birjit Singh, is rescued by a combined force of Imphal West district police and Army personnel from an inter village road connecting Mayai Lambi and Irom village under Wangoi police station. Two abductors belonging to City Meetei group of the KCP, identified as Nongmeikapam Joychandra and L Joymangol Singh, are arrested during the rescue operation. A 9-mm pistol with magazine loaded with six live rounds, a Chinese made hand grenade, a detonator, two mobile handsets along with some incriminating documents were recovered from their possession.

September 17: Three KCP cadres, Khundrakpam Indramani Singh, Thoudam Yaikhomba Meitei alias Prafullo alias Boy and Khundrakpam Bankim Singh alias Naocha, are arrested by the Thoubal district police commandos from Haokha village.

September 16 and 17: Three KCP-Military Council cadres are arrested by Assam Rifles troops and Imphal West police commandos from different places.

A team of Imphal East district police commandos arrests a married couple belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Thokpam Chaoba Singh and his wife Thokpam Ongbi Tenbi alias Iche, near Sajiwa Jail. They confess that were operating under one ‘s/s finance commander’ Deven of the outfit, and add that Deven used to give extorted money to them and they used to deliver the same to the KCP cadres who are in Sajiwa jail.

September 15: A cadre of the Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Ningombam Indrakumar alias Kingbon Singh, is arrested by a combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and 16 Assam Rifles from Singda village hill range. He has joined the faction in August 2008. One 9-mm pistol with magazine and two live rounds are recovered from his possession.

Singjamei police in a joint operation with the Imphal West district police commandos rescue a cashier of Division-I of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department from confinement of two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP at Khongnang Pheidekpi area.

September 12: The Kanan Devi Memorial School at Pangei is closed for indefinite period due to a demand by the KCP for INR 5 00000.

A combined force of Imphal East district police commandos and troops of 32 Assam Rifles arrests one KCP cadre, Phanjoubam Ingo alias James Singh, from Lamlong bazaar.

September 11: Three Don Bosco schools at Chingmeirong, Langjing and Phayeng villages are closed by the school authorities for indefinite period following strong pressure from the outlawed KCP in connection with a huge monetary demand of INR 4 00000 on the Don Bosco authorities.

September 9: One cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Sagar Wannuailian Aimol, at Hatta Golapati. He is involved in giving shelter to the KCP- Military Council cadres and engages in transportation of arms and ammunitions from one place to another.

The Imphal East district police commandos arrest three siblings of a family including a woman, identified as Champa Kangsa Banik, from Thangal bazar for being sympathisers of the KCP and PLA. Other members of the family arrested include Champa’s elder brother, Sunil Kangsa Banik, and her younger brother, Sujit Kangsa Banik. They are involved in the extortion of money from Waheng Leikai and Thangal bazar areas.

September 8: Five persons including two troopers of the Assam Rifles are wounded in a high intensity bomb explosion triggered by the Military Council faction of the KCP at the top floor of a partially dismantled structure located at Khongnang Ani Karak.

September 6: One suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by the Imphal West district police commandos at Maibam Lotpa Ching under Nambol police station. A Chinese hand grenade is recovered from the slain militant.

September 5: The employees of Directorate of Sericulture demonstrate in front of their office located at Lamphelpat in protest against four monetary demands served by the PREPAK and KCP groups.

The KCP claims responsibility for the September 3 firing of three rounds of gun at the residence of one Tayenjam Holen Singh and September 4 firing at the residence of one Leikphakpam Chaoba Singh at Singjamei Maibam Leikai Bokun Makhong.

September 1: Two militants, including one cadre of the KCP, are shot dead by the troops in two separate encounters at Phunglong village and southern side of the Manipur University campus in Imphal West district. Three other militants manage to escape and a pistol loaded with four live rounds of ammunition is recovered from the encounter site at Phunglong village. One .39 revolver with three live rounds is recovered from the slain militant at encounter site of the southern side of the Manipur University campus.

August 30: One KCP cadre, identified as Chingam Biken alias Lulun Haokip alias Nanao Meitei, is arrested by personnel of the Imphal West district police and Army from Sagolband Tera Bazar Sapam Leirak.

August 30: Militants explode a hand grenade at the residence cum workshop of a goldsmith, Sorokhaibam Inao, at Lamding Cherapur village in the Thoubal district, after he failed to meet a demand of INR 1 00000. His residence was partially damaged in the attack. Police suspect the attack was carried out by the Military Council faction of the KCP.

August 29: Two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as militants, Romesh alias Rome and Thounoujam Shyambabu alias Tompishak, are shot dead by a combined team of the Imphal East district police commandos and troops of 32 Assam Rifles along the Tinsid road under Porompat police station.

August 28: Assam Rifles personnel arrested a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Chongtham Ibomcha Meitei, during a search operation at Napet Palli under Lamlai police station.

August 27: One cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Nongmaithem Surkumar alias Boynao Singh, is arrested from Chingamakhong traffic point.

An official of the Manipur Agriculture Department, Meisnam Norendro, and his driver are abducted by militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, in connection with a huge monetary demand on the department, in capital Imphal.

August 26: One cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Yuman Sonamani alias Tomba alias Inao, is arrested by the Imphal East district police from the Palace Gate.

August 23: The Imphal East district police commandos arrested one cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Laikhuram Dijo alias Dhiken, from Wangkhei Thangapat Mapal.

August 22: The Thoubal district Police commandos arrested two militants during separate search operations. They include one ZRA cadre, Arambam Hera Singh, and a cadre of the Sengoi faction of the KCP, identified as K Inungo.

One KCP cadre, Lamphel Luwangcha, said that the Military Council faction of the KCP was formed with the claimed objective of uniting and integrating the KCP groups. He added that the group has fallen into three factions.

August 20: The residents of Konthoujam in the Imphal West district take out a rally asking the Military Council faction of the KCP to withdraw its warning to them in connection with an incident of handing over of five of its cadres to the police.

August 18: Army personnel arrest one KCP cadre, Wahengbam Singh, during a search operation at Lairenjam Awang Leikai under Nambol police station.

August 17: At least six cadres belonging to the Tamnganba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, including a female cadre, are arrested by the Imphal East district police in separate search operations. Eight extortion notes and some ammunition were recovered from them.

August 13: Three cadres of the Noyon faction of the KCP cadres are arrested by a team of Imphal West district police commandos from Ningombam Road near Langthabal Phuramakhong Ching. They were identified as Thokchom Sharatchandra Singh alias Boy, Mohammed Jama Khan alias Boi and and Yumnam Rakesh Singh.

August 11: Militants hurl four grenades one after the other at the ancestral home of the Manipur Agriculture Minister Loken Singh in the Bishnupur district. However, no one is injured since the Chinese-made hand grenades have landed in the courtyard. One of them also fails to explode. Intelligence sources suspect that the Military Council faction of the KCP was behind the attack.

August 8: Five KCP cadres while attempting to abduct school going students are assaulted by people and later handed over to police at Nambol Khabi and Konthoujam Maning Leikai village under Nambol police station in the Bishnupur district.

The KCP declares a ‘ban’ on the Manipur centre of the Sports Authority of India alleging that the sports body has demoralised the sportspersons of the State.

August 6: One cadre of the Noyon faction of the KCP, identified as Arambam Abung Meetei alias Nanao, is arrested by Imphal West district police commandos and Army personnel at a road crossing between Keisham Leikai and Lourembam Leikai under Singjamei police station.

August 4: The KCP-MC imposes an ‘indefinite ban’ on a widely-circulated popular Manipuri daily, Poknapham. Sources in the newspaper said that the KCP-MC had imposed an ‘indefinite ban’ on the paper for not publishing a statement issued by them on the front page. However, the same was carried in one of the inside pages.

July 31: The Military Council faction of the KCP releases five abducted officials of the Manipur Education department in the Bishunpur distroct.

July 28: One suspected KCP cadre is shot dead by Thoubal district police commandos during an encounter at Yairipok Kekru under Yairipok police station. One 9-mm pistol, a magazine and three live rounds are recovered from his possession.

July 25: Employees of the All India Radio station at Imphal protested against extortion demands by the militants. They said the Military Council faction of the KCP had demanded 10 per cent of the annual budget for the station and two per cent each from the salaries of the employees as ransoms.

July 23: A combined force of the Imphal East district police commandos and 39 Assam Rifles killed a suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP near Khurai Chairenthong. While one M-20 pistol with four live rounds was recovered from his possession, the other militants managed to escape from the incident site.

July 22: Suspected militants of the Tiger faction of the KCP opened fire at the residence of a local contractor, identified as Mohammed Laiyak Ali, at Haoreibi Awang Leikai.

July 19: A non-local is shot at and injured by two KCP cadres at Singjamei Wangma Kshetri Leikai under Irilbung police station on the alleged charge of being a ‘sub-agent of the Indian Army’s military intelligence’.

July 16 : A joint team of Assam and Manipur Police arrests two cadres of the KCP-Military Council, Ishing Chaiba alias Naobicha alias Rishi and Chalamba, from Guwahati city in Assam.

One suspected KCP militant is shot dead by security force (SF) personnel at Hiyangthang Tarahei Khul under Wangoi police station in the Imphal West district. While another militant manages to escape, one 9-mm pistol, three live rounds of ammunition and one magazine were recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

The Thoubal district police commandos arrested a KCP-Military Council cadre, Nongmaithem Basanta Singh, from Lamding Khumanthem Leikai.

The Imphal East district police arrested two KCP-Military Council cadres from Bamon Leikai. They were identified as Thokchom Jimmy Singh alias Jumbi and Kangabam Biramani Singh alias Biren.

July 15: Assam Rifles troops arrested a KCP-Military Council cadre, identified as K. Dineshwar alias Ango Meitei, during a search operation at Pallel area.

The HPC-D alleges that the UNLF and KCP-Military Council frequently rape tribal girls and are trying to separate the smaller communities in the State.

July 14: The HPC-D claims responsibility for the July 9 killing of a Mizo youth, Lalsangliana, in the Churachandpur district. The HPC-D accuses him of being a KCP cadre.

Three militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP surrender along with two 9-mm pistols and nine rounds of ammunition before the Army at Leimakhong in the capital Imphal.

July 11: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs proscribes five valley based outfits with its factions and frontal organizations under the sub-section 1, section 3 of the Unlalwful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (37 of 1967). The groups are the PLA, and its political wing, the RPF, UNLF, PREPAK and its armed wing 'Red Army', KCP and its armed wing, also called as 'Red Army', KYKL and MPLF.

One suspected KCP cadre is shot dead by the Assam Rifles personnel during an encounter at Wangbal.

July 10: One suspected KCP cadre is shot dead by the Assam Rifles and Thoubal district police commandos during an encounter at Thoubal Khunou.

July 8: One KCP cadre, Tongbram Sana, is arrested by the Imphal East district police commandoes from Lamlong.

July 7: One KCP militant, Laithangbam Imocha, was arrested along with a vehicle from his residence at Haobam Marak Leikai in the Imphal East district.

The Military Council faction of the KCP threatens to target residents of Heirok staying outside Heriok. The outfit is opposed to the decision of people at Heirok to arm themselves under Special Police Officers scheme.

July 5: Several people and local meira paibis (women group) protest at Kwakeithel Makha Thokchom Leikai against the demand made by KCP at two shops in the same area.

July 4: Two KCP cadres, Leimapokpam Inaocha Singh and Maibam Royal Singh, are arrested from Bamon Leikai in the Imphal East district.

June 29: Two suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP are shot dead by a team of Imphal East district police commandos during an encounter at the foothills of Tinsid Amurok. One 9-mm pistol with one live round, a hand grenade and a motorcycle are recovered from the slain militants.

June 26: Assam Rifles personnel arrest one cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as L. Jiban Singh, from Yairipok Singda under Yairipok police station in the Thoubal district.

June 20 : One cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Sinam Sanatomba alias Inao, is arrested from Palace Gate in the Imphal East district.

June 19: Two deans and four heads of department of the Manipur University are given a demand note of INR 100,000 each from the Lanchanba group of the KCP-Military Council. They were earlier accused by the KYKL for indulging in irregularities in the selection of Ph.D research scholars of the university.

June 18 : One civilian, Soraisam Nillachandra, and one KYKL cadre, Chungkham Roshan alias Abungcha, are killed during a clash between the KYKL and Military Council faction of the KCP at Chingnungkhok village in the Imphal East district. The KCP-Military Council states that Nillachandra was killed by the KYKL for allegedly giving shelter to cadres of the KCP-Military Council.

June 16 : All Imphal-based news papers, including three English dailies, suspend publication following threats from the Lanheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP.

June 15: Two cadres of the KCP-Military Council were arrested by BSF personnel from Lamlai area in the Imphal East district. One 9-mm pistol and another 7.65-mm pistol along with four magazines and live ammunition are recovered from them.

One former KCP cadre, Maibam Khomdon, is shot dead by two suspected militants of the Military Council faction of the KCP at Sinam village under Heingang police station in the Imphal East district.

June 13: Two KCP cadres, Nameirakpam Karphiya Singh alias Thoiba and Thingbaijam Somorjit Singh alias Gogo, are arrested by Imphal West district police commandos from Kakwa Bazar. Another KCP cadre, Waikhom Kabi Singh, is also arrested from his residence in the same district.

June 3: Maj. M. Nonganba, 'chief project officer' of the KCP, says that its 'general secretary' along with some of its 'senior officers' had deserted the group on April 21, 2008 under unavoidable circumstances and had taken shelter at a safer place to form a separate group.

June 2: The chief judicial magistrate of Imphal West district on releases on bail the two women cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Sanjenbam Bidiya and her sister Pratima. They paid a surety amount of INR 30,000 each for their release. They were arrested by the police from a hideout at Sangaithel hill on May 26 and were later remanded to police custody for five days.

May 31: The Commission headed by S.P. Rajkhowa submits its report to the Manipur Government. The Commission was set up to probe the incident of molestation of more than 20 women by the UNLF and KCP militants at Parbung and Lungthulien under Tipaimukh sub-division in the Churachandpur district in January 2006.

May 29: One cadre of the Kokai faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Santa Singh alias Suraj, is arrested by the police from Lamshang bazaar in the Imphal West district. Santa joins the KCP in November 2006 through one Kokai of Mongsangei and operates in the 'finance section' of the outfit.

May 28: One KCP cadre, Heikrujam Thingbai Meitei, is arrested by the Bishnupur district police commandos during a search operation at Khordak Mayai Leikai.

May 27: The Imphal West district police arrested a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Moirangthem Boynao Singh, and one sympathiser of the VC faction of the PREPAK, identified as Laishram Milan Singh alias Leo. Boynao joined the KCP in February 2008 through one Shantikumar Singh alias SK.

May 26: A team of Imphal West district Police commandos kill a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP and rescue one Manipur Rifles trooper, identified as Mohammed. Tayep Ali, from the militants' captivity when they neutralise a major hideout of the group after a brief encounter at Wakhurok under Patsoi Police station. While 16 other militants manage to escape, one 9-mm pistol, camouflage uniforms, jungle boots, hats, caps, utensils, and gun pouches are recovered from the hideout. Two women sympathisers, identified as Sanjenbam Indira and her younger sister Pratima, are also arrested while sharing information with the escaped cadres of the outfit. The report adds that Tayep was abducted by the KCP militants on May 22 and was later tortured for allegedly smuggling drugs. He was asked to pay INR 10 00000 for his release and later the leaders of the outfit took INR 3 00000 from his wife in the Senapati district on May 24.

A three-day long protest is organised at the Regional Institute of Medical Science against the May 25 bomb blast inside its complex. The Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility for the explosion.

May 25: A bomb explodes inside the Regional Institute of Medical Science complex in capital Imphal. However, no casualty is reported. Later, the Military Council faction of the KCP claims that the explosion is triggered by a 'demonstration team of the 5th Lanjaba unit' of the outfit.

May 24: A combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and personnel of 32 Assam Rifles arrests two PREPAK militants, identified as Chirom Sharatbabu and Asem Sunil Singh, and one KCP cadre, Nongmaithem Dinesh alias Ibungo Singh, from their respective residences.

May 22: Manipur Government approves the National Security Act (NSA) detention order of the Manipur Forward Youth Front (MAFYF) president along with four PREPAK cadres issued by the respective district magistrates. On May 13, the Imphal West district magistrate gave the order for detention of MAFYF president Sapamcha Kangleipal along with two PREPAK cadres, Salam Iboyaima Meitei alias Boyai alias Akash alias Sushil alias G Akash Sharma alias G Sushil Sharma and Wahengbam Nanao Singh alias Terenam alias Raghu alias Sana. Kangleipal was arrested by the Lamlai police in the Imphal East district on May 7 on the charge of making seditious statements against the state government. Kangleipal was also charged of working as self style 'finance secretary' of the KCP under the name of Sanasaba Leishemba alias Sss. According to police sources, he was an active cadre of the KCP. He made the seditious remarks on the behest of the outfit. However, he got anticipatory bail in the case. Similarly, the detention order of two more PREPAK cadres, Ningthoujam Rajendro Singh and Thokchom Maipaksana Singh, was issued on May 20.

May 17: Two women cadres of the KCP, identified as Aguilu Kamei and Laishram Sanajanbi alias Hoinu alias Tharongangbi alias Thoibi, were arrested from Kangla.

May 15: The stores division of the Irrigation and Flood Control department at Lamphelpat in the capital Imphal is locked up by some cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP.

May 12: Two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP while extorting are shot dead by a team of Imphal East district police commandos during an encounter inside a restaurant at Ghari village under Lamphel police station. One 9-mm pistol with four live rounds and two empty cases and one hand grenade are recovered from the incident site. One more suspected KCP cadre is shot dead by a combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and 32 Assam Rifles during another encounter.

May 9: Two KCP militants delivered a Chinese-make hand grenade wrapped in a paper to one of the receptionists of the Standard Robert English School at Canchipur in the Imphal West district and tell him that the explosive was a 'gift' from the KCP to the school principal. Later, police personnel defuse the explosive.

May 6: The proprietor of Samuroulakpa Cinema Hall located at Samurou in the Imphal West district, Mutum Damu, is shot at and wounded by militants. He was working as a cashier in the Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Department. The Mobile Task Force faction of the KCP claimed responsibility for the shooting. The outfit stated that Damu was shot at to give a warning to the joint director of the Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Department, Dr. Dhabali.

May 2: The Military Council faction of the KCP asks Tara Devi, chief judicial magistrate of Bishnupur district, to 'surrender' before the outfit within five days or else face the outfits's 'death sentence'. She was 'accused' by the outfit of allegedly conniving with the Assam Rifles personnel in arresting and later killing one of its cadres, Mohammed Zimi alias Keny. The outfit also threatened two other persons, Loukham Sova Singh and Kangujam Rajen Singh, to 'surrender' before April 6 for allegedly showing 'disrespect' as well as conspiring to split the outfit. Further, the Military Council faction said the Maphou Dam village vice-chairman is in its captivity and he was abducted for failing to 'appear' before the outfit to 'clarify' certain matters.

April 29: Three KCP cadres, Yumnam Ajit Singh, Yumnam Rajen Singh and M. Samananda, are arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Lamjao under Kakching police station in the Thoubal district. Four rounds of 7.62 AK-47 are recovered from them.

April 25 : The Military Council faction of the KCP claimed responsibility for the April 24 bomb blast at Babupara and planting bomb fitted to a rickshaw near the southern gate of Imphal polo ground.

April 23: One person, Haorangbam Rabi Meitei, is shot dead by two suspected militants at Lilong Chajing Loukon under Singjamei police station in the Imphal West district. Following the incident, people of Lilong Chajing and Lilong Shantipur decided to boycott all militant groups and ban their entry into the area. The Mobile Task Force faction of the KCP claimed responsibility for the killing accusing him of being a supporter of the rival Shengoi faction of the KCP.

April 19: The Imphal West district 'commander' of the KLA, identified as Seilienthang, is shot dead by unidentified militants at the residence of his fiancee, Chingboi, in the Khuga Dam area of Churachandpur district.

The leaders of the KCP, KYKL, PREPAK and UNLF, while celebrating the '28th foundation day' of the KCP, pledge to end all factional strifes.

April 17: Imphal East district police commandos shot dead a suspected militant of the Military Council faction of the KCP at Mongjam under Heingang police station. While seven accomplices of the slain militant manage to escape from the incident site, one carbine, three live bullets of AK 47 rifle, three bullet cases of 9-mm pistol are recovered from his possession.

April 16: One cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Sanasham Dhanajit Singh, is arrested from his residence at Phumlou Mamang Leikai in the Imphal West district. Sanasham confesses during interrogation that he is presently operating under the 'finance section' of the outfit and has recently collected INR 40,000 from the general public for group funds.

April 11 : One cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Athokpam Sanju Singh, is arrested by a team of Imphal East police commandos from Pukhao area. One 9-mm pistol with magazine is recovered from his possession.

March 31: An assistant engineer of Building Division-II of the state Public Works Department (PWD), Keisham Nabachandra Singh, is shot dead by two unidentified militants at Utlou Mamang Leikai under Nambol police station in the Bishnupur district. Later, the Military Council faction of the KCP claimed responsibility for Nabachandra's killing.

March 29: One suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is killed by the Thoubal district police commandos during an encounter at Charangpat Mayai Leikai. While one .32 pistol loaded with three live rounds is recovered from the slain militant, his accomplice, however, managed to escape from the encounter site.

March 27: The 'propaganda communication and technical officer' of the Military Council faction of the KCP warns the Imphal based Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), director, Fimate, on various charges of irregularities and also asks a close associate of the director identified as Robert, to 'surrender' before the outfit on or before April 30.

March 22: One hand grenade is recovered near the gate of the residence of the Superintendent of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Y. Mohendro Singh, at Uripok in the Imphal West district. Later, a bomb disposal squad of the Manipur Police defuses the hand grenade. The report adds that the RIMS authorities had refused to appoint candidates recommended by the Military Council faction of the KCP outfit.

March 4: Normal life in Manipur was severely affected when the Military Council faction of the KCP organised a general strike to observe 'Black Day' remembering the killing of its leader Leibakmacha along with many other cadres.

February 28: Two youths, Laiphubam Satyakumar and Huidrom Shantikumar alias Apacha, alleged to be drug addicts, are shot at and wounded by two unidentified gunmen at Keikhu Langthrei Loukon under Irilbung police station in the Imphal East district. Two pieces of hand written notes, read '........ (name) both of them are drug addicts who snatched mobile phones from people in the name of KCP (MC) and sent SMS to threaten people and extort money. All their accomplices should mend themselves while there is time. Otherwise, they would be given capital punishment. - Joint Force', are put in their pockets by the unidentified gunmen.

February 25: Three cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Maibam Bhubon Singh, Mutum Tombi Meetei alias Atombi alias Baljit Singh and Soram Bonyson Singh, were arrested by police personnel in separate search operations at Kwakeithel Heinoukhongembi Lamdong, Mongsangei Boroimakhong and Mongsangei Mayai Leikai in the Imphal West district. Bhubon confessed that he joined the outfit in January 2008 through one Atombi Singh of Mong-shangei and is now operating in its 'finance section' under the 'command' of Atombi Singh.

February 17: Three cadres belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by the security force (SF) personnel following an encounter at a militant hideout in Wangthrok village under Moirang police station in the Bishnupur district. Two of them were identified as Lalkhosat alias Sasat and Henkholien Haokip. One lethod gun with four bombs, three SBBL/SBML guns, one bag each of rice and potatoes, 12 blankets, two lanterns, two anklets, photographs and documents relating to outfit and five carry bags are recovered from the incident site. K. Jayanta, Superintendent of Police in Bishnupur district, said that around 20 militants were taking shelter in temporary hideouts in the area.

One cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Lourembam Suresh Singh alias Toto, is arrested near Krishna Premi Oil pump at Moirangkhom in the Imphal West district. He confessed that he was operating under one Thambalngangbi Devi of the same faction.

February 13: A KCP cadre, identified as Naoba Oinam, was arrested by the security forces from Moreh town along with a 9-mm pistol.

February 12: Three suspected militants, believed to be cadres of the Military Council faction of KCP were killed in a gun-battle with cadres of another militant group near Sinam Kom village in the Saikul subdivision of Senapati district.

February 9: Security forces arrested a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Heirom Santikumar Meitei alias Ipacha, from Khongman Atom Leirak.

January 22: One suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is shot dead by Manipur Police during another encounter at Kwakeithel Mayai Koibi under Lamphel police station in the Imphal West district. Police recovered a two wheeler vehicle and one driving licence in the name of one L. Ibobi Singh of Wanjing Sorokhaibam from the incident site. The encounter ensued after two militants hurled a hand grenade towards the police personnel. While one of them was killed, the other militant managed to escape from the encounter site.

January 20: One KCP cadre, Athokpam Ajit Singh alias Prasenjit, is arrested by the Manipur Police during a search operation at Kwakeithel Tiddim ground in the Imphal West district. Ajit confesses that he joined the KCP in 2005 under one 's/s deputy commander & finance secretary' Oinam Kesho Singh and he was asked to extort INR 7 00000 from C.E. Joychandra Sharma through Accountant of the Public Health Engineering department and INR 3 00000 from S.C. Khamba Singh of the Electricity Department. He also confessed that he was one of the arms suppliers of KCP under the guidance of O. Kesho.

January 18: Three suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP were shot dead by the Manipur Police while they were taking shelter at a house in Tharoijam village under Patsoi police station in the Imphal West district. Police also recovered of two 9-mm pistols along with five rounds of ammunition and four demand letters from their possession.

January 16: Two suspected militants of the Military Council faction of the KCP are killed by Manipur Police during an encounter at Lamdeng Chingjin under Lamshang police station in the Imphal West district. One 9-mm pistol, with some live rounds, and two hand grenades are recovered from the incident site.

January 11: One cadre belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Konthoujam Priyokumar Meitei alias Angangcha alias Priyo, was arrested from his residence at Konthoujam Leirembi Leikai in the Imphal West district. Priyo confessed that he along with another KCP cadre, identified as Khaba, served the extortion notes and on non-compliance of their demand also threatened to kill the authorities of a central government school Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Khumbong in the Imphal West district. The school subsequently closed down on January 5.

January 10: One sympathiser of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Irom Sharatchandra, is arrested near Krishna Premi Oil Pump area at Moirangkhom in the Imphal West district.

2007

December 26: One KCP cadre, Lourembam Suresh Singh alias Machingouba, is arrested from Khoyathong Pukhri Mapal in the Imphal West district. December 25: Three militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested near Hotel Bheigo in the Imphal West district. They were identified as Nongmeikappam Robindro, Thingbaijam Premjit alias James and Heirom Shantikumar alias Apasa.

November 17: One KCP cadre, Ningthoujam Kesho Singh alias Ibungomacha, is arrested during a search operation at Napet Palli village in the Imphal East district. He confesses that he joined KCP through one Khelendro Singh alias Ngamba Mancha. One mobile phone handset was recovered from him.

November 14: One woman employee of the Manipur Social Welfare Department, Y. Raseshwori Devi, is shot dead by two militants inside her office at Moirang in the Bishnupur district. Later, the Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility for the killing, saying she was ‘punished’ for her corrupt ways. The outfit accuses the Minister and the officials of being involved in the irregularities in the recent appointment of supervisors of the department. "The KCP (Military Council) had threatened to target all those close to the social welfare minister and director. Apart from this threat, we do not see any other reason for attacking an elderly woman officer," says an unnamed official. The report adds that militants had shot dead Raseshwori’s husband Brajagopal, a panchayat pradhan (head of village local self-government), a few years back for reasons still not known. .

November 2: Militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP hurl a hand grenade on the residence of State Social Welfare Minister Nameirakpam Loken at Sangaiprou in the Imphal West district. No casualty is reported. Later, the same militants hurl another grenade on the residence of Achom Nabachandra, Social Welfare Director, at Keisamthong Hodam Leirak in the same district.

October 25: Militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP warn officials allegedly involved in the faulty recruitment process in the Social Welfare Department to declare the results invalid and to give in to the outfit failing which 'punitive actions' will be initiated against them immediately.

October 24: Militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP open fire on the residence of N. Loken, Manipur Social Welfare Minister, at Leimapokpam in the Bishnupur district. A spokesperson for the outfit informs that the attack was due to his role in the alleged faulty recruitment drive for supervisors in Social Welfare Department.

A rocket mortar along with a letter and flowers is recovered from the office of A. Nabachandra, Director of Social Welfare Department, at an unspecified place near Langol in the Imphal West district. The letter addressed to the Director warns him to tender an apology to the public or face punishment within five days. The explosive was later defused. One individual, claiming to be a KCP cadre, informs the press that the bomb was placed by the KCP militants.

October 23: One former KCP cadre, Ninthoujam Raja, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Heituppokpi in the Thoubal district. Six empty cartridges of AK-47 Rifles and one camouflage cap were recovered from the incident site.

October 3: Two suspected KCP militants are shot dead by SF personnel in a retaliatory fire at Bamdiyar Lamkhai in the Bishenpur district. One AK 56 rifle with a magazine and six live rounds and .38 revolvers with four fired cases and two live rounds are recovered from the encounter site.

September 22: One KCP cadre, Piyo, was arrested by the SF personnel during a search operation in the Kongpal area under Porompat police station in Imphal East district.

September 5: A person, Sagolshem Guniram, is shot at and wounded by KCP militants at Thongju Keirao Labuk in the Imphal West district, for allegedly extorting money from the public in the name of the outfit.

August 20: An unidentified KCP cadre, while extorting money from transporters along the National Highway-39, is shot dead by Imphal West district police commandos at Awang. Police personnel also rescue a person, Tutha Bahadur, abducted by the militants from Tezbari. While other militants manage to escape from the incident site, one M-20 pistol and four RC books were recovered from the possession of the slain militant. 15 empty cases of AK-47 ammunition, a Nokia mobile handset and some vehicle documents and goods challan are also recovered from the area.

August 17: Twelve militants, including two KCP cadres, are arrested by Manipur Police from the official residences of three Members of Legislative Assembly and a former legislator of the ruling Congress Party in the Babupara VIP Colony of capital Imphal.

July 26: Two suspected militants to the Manipur-based militant outfit, the KCP, are arrested from northwest Delhi's Azadpur. Police said that both the militants are involved in several extortion and murder cases and were in Delhi to escape attacks by the rival outfits. The duo was identified as the outfit's chairman Mangol, a resident of Imphal West district, and the outfit's vice-chairman, Oinam Suranjoy Singh of Bishnupur district.

July 18: A former militant of the KCP, identified as Salam Biren, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence in the Thanga area of Bishnupur district.

July 16: Unidentified militants shot dead a former KCP cadre, identified as Salam Biren alias Achouba, at Ningthoukhong ward no. 3 under Bishnupur police station in the Bishnupur district.

June 2: One unidentified KCP cadre managed to escape when troops descended on Hafta village, while the cadre was engaged in extortion activity. The troops recovered one magazine and five rounds of 9-mm pistol from the incident site.

May 6: A KCP cadre identified as Sorenchangbam Bungcha Singh alias Lucky and Chingtham Santosh Singh alias Bung, is arrested from Nagamapal in the Imphal West district.

May 6: A KCP militant, Chingtham Santosh Singh alias Bung, is arrested from Nagamapal in the Imphal West district.

April 26: Security force personnel rescued two youths who are earlier abducted by three armed cadres of the KCP at Moijing Awang Leikai in the Thoubal district.

April 6: A KCP cadre, identified as R.K. Khelen, is arrested by the police from Sana Keithel in the Imphal West district.

March 30: Troops arrested one KCP cadre, identified as Sagol-sem Premjit Singh alias An-gouba, at Lang-thabal Mantrikhong in the Imphal East district.

March 22: Security forces arrested a KCP cadre identified as Chanam-thabam Sanatomba Meitei, near Chingmeirong in the Imphal East district.

March 21: Based on information provided by the KYKL cadre, police arrested a KCP cadre, identified as Kayenpaibam Ojit.

March 19: One KCP cadre, identified as Thokchom Inaocha Singh alias Brojen, is arrested in the Thoubal district.

March 7: The KCP 'executed' 8 persons, including its 'vice-president' and 'finance secretary in charge' K.K. Mangang alias Leibakma-cha alias Lamkhomba, for 'helping' security personnel in the arrest and killing of its cadres. The KCP claimed to take the help of the United National Liberation Front (UNLF), KYKL and People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK), in carrying out the 'investigation'.

February 25: Mizoram Police said that the HPC-D was involved in the killing of Isaac L Hmar, son of Laldena, near Berawtlang tourist centre in Aizawl on April 20, 2006. The motive for the killing is suspected to be the factional clash among Hmar outfits as Isaac's uncle is a top leader of the Hmar National Army, which is a strong critic of the HPC-D.

January 30: In the Imphal West district SFs arrested a KCP militant, identified as Ksh Dhanabir, during a search operation at Malom Awang leikai.

January 29: Two KCP militants, Th. Gandhi alias Rajesh and Ksh. Kuarjeet, are arrested by SFs at Kamjong-Grihang in the Chandel district.

January 5: At least four militant outfits - Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL), People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) and United National Liberation Front (UNLF) - announced a joint 'ban' on the construction of the Tipaimukh dam.

2006

December 25: Security force personnel arrested a Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) militant, Khumanthem Sunil Singh alias Nanao alias Tomnao, at Awang Khunou in the Imphal East district.

December 24: Two suspected KCP militants, identified as ‘s/s captain’ Tombi and ‘s/s Lt’ Rajesh, were shot dead by security force personnel during a counter insurgency operation at Gova-jang village under Moreh police station in the Chandel district along India-Myanmar border.

December 18: A KCP militant, Longjam Bidyananda alias Abung alias Ingba, was arrested by the SFs.

December 3: Two Kangleipak Communist Party cadres are shot dead by the SF personnel in a counter-insurgency operation at Khonaithong village in the Thoubal district. An SLR and one AK-56 rifle along with ammunition were recovered from their possession.

December 1: A youth, Gurumayum Sunil, was shot at and injured and subsequently paraded before the media by the UNLF cadres at an unspecified place in the Imphal East district, for his alleged involvement in extortion at Soibam Leikai. The UNLF claimed that Sunil was a former KCP cadre.

November.22: During a search operation, police arrested four KCP cadres from unspecified locations in the capital Imphal.

One KCP cadre, Laishram Ranjit Singh alias Manaol, was arrest by SFs at Patsoi.

November 21: SFs arrested one KCP militant, ‘corporal’ G.B. Thoiba, from Keibi in the Imphal East district.

October 30: The security forces shot dead a cadre of the Kangleipak Communist Party, ‘private’ Suranjoy Singh, at Laipham Khunou Mayai Leikai under Heingang Police station in the Imphal East District. One nine mm pistol along with a magazine containing three live rounds was recovered from the slain militant.

October 19: The ‘general secretary’ of the KCP, identified as Ksh Noyon alias Laba, who was arrested from Khudengtabi near Moreh in the Chandel district, is later remanded to police custody for seven days by the Chief Judicial Magistrate in Imphal.

October 10: Imphal West District Police arrested three KCP cadres, including their ‘finance-in-chief’. They were identified as Paonam Menjor Singh, Sarangthem Deban Singh and Aheibam Robindro Singh alias Naobi.

October 3: A Kangleipak Communist Party cadre, Lucky alias Bungcha, is arrested from Singjamei Kakwa in the Imphal West district.

September 20: Security force (SF) personnel arrested four KCP cadres, Oinam Netajit alias Amarjit, Naocha Gangte alias Inaocha, Oinam Sunilchandra alias Moirangjao and Sanabam Ranjit alias Anand, from the Sangaiprou area of capital Imphal.

Another KCP cadre, Oinam Loken Singh, was arrested from Pandon in Imphal.

September 15: SF personnel arrested a Kangleipak Communist Party cadre, Wang bam Sikandar, from Irong Thokchom Leikai under Mayang Imphal police station jurisdiction in the Imphal West district.

September 15:The Hmar National Assembly (HNA) threatened to serve ‘quit notice’ against Meiteis living in the Churachandpur district, if the Manipur Government failed to rehabilitate all the women who were allegedly raped by cadres of the UNLF and KCP at Lungthulien and Parbung in January 2006.

August 30: SFs arrested a KCP cadre, Najir Ahmed, from Bengun under Mayang Imphal police station limits in the Imphal West district.

August 20: The Kangleipak Communist Party and the People’s United Liberation Front (PULF) denied their involvement in the grenade attack at the ISKCON temple in Imphal on August 16 that killed five persons.

July 16: SF personnel arrested a KCP cadre, Lenin, during a search operation from New Kenon under Lamlai police station limits in the Imphal East district.

July 5: SF personnel arrested a Kangleipak Communist Party cadre, Bipin Nongmaithem, from Sagolband Sayang area in the Imphal city on July 5. One Chinese-make 9mm pistol, two magazines and some ammunition were recovered from his possession.

June 15: Security forces arrested three militants, one each of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) and United National Liberation Front (UNLF) identified as Khoraijam Somakanta Singh, Maibam Sapaba and Khumanthem Babu respectively, during a search operation at Takyel near Imphal city.

June 2: The National Commission for Women (NCW) is reported to have confirmed the rape of 25 Hmar-Kuki women by cadres of the outlawed United National Liberation Front and the KCP at Parbung and Lungthulien in the Churachandpur district in January 2006. The Commission has asked both the Centre and the Manipur Government to provide a comprehensive rehabilitation package for the victims and continue deployment of security forces in the area.

June 1: The security forces arrested two KCP cadres, Loitongbam Injello alias Momocha and Athokpam Indrajit, from Palace Compound and Haoreibi Makha Leikai in the Imphal West district.

May 30: Security forces arrested a hardcore KCP cadre, Huiningsubam alias Ithoicha, from Kakwa Sorokhaibam Leikai under Kakwa police station limits in the Imphal West district. One grenade, two detonators and five rounds of AK-47 ammunitions are recovered from his possession.

May 27: Security force personnel arrested a KCP cadre, Rony alias Shamu Singh, from Pangei Nepali Basti area in the Imphal East district.

May 14: SF personnel arrested two KCP cadres, Oinam Mangaljao alias Prem and N. Hemanta, from Sawombung area under Lamlai police station limits in the Imphal East district.

May 8: ‘President’ of the Kangleipak Communist Party states that all factions of the outfit in a special session held at an unspecified place between May 4 and 8 have resolved to reunite. An adhoc central committee has also been reportedly formed with K.K. Mangang as its ‘convenor’ while Laba Meitei and Lamphel Luwangcha are its ‘members’. A five-member consultative group comprising of K.K. Nganba, Pibarel Mangang, Pakhanglakpa, Kokai Meitei and City Meitei was also formed to assist the adhoc ‘central committee’.

Security force personnel arrested a KCP cadre, Laisram Herojit, from Thiyam Konjin Maning in the Imphal West district.

May 3: Security force personnel arrested a KCP cadre, Mohammed Liyakat, during a cordon and search operation at Kiyamgei in the Imphal East district.

April 26: The United National Liberation Front (UNLF) militants shot dead a youth, Ngangom Sanathoi, at Sadokpam under Lamlai Police Station limits in the Imphal West district. The outfit, in a statement made available to the local media, claimed responsibility for the killing and said that the youth is a KCP impostor.

April 25: Four KCP cadres, including the Thoubal 'district commander', were killed following an encounter with the police at Nungei Khunou under Lilong police station limits in the Thoubal district. Two pistols, one live round of 9 mm calibre, seven empty cases along with a vehicle used by the slain militants were recovered from their possession.

March 6: Four militants, including two National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) cadres identified as Ningtham Keishing and Ringphami Luikham, and two Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) cadres belonging to the Leibakmacha faction, Ningombam Naobi Singh alias Ningom-ngamba and Okram Premkumar Singh alias Sathi Singh, surrendered before Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. They laid down one sniper rifle with three magazines having 80 live rounds of ammunitions, one sub-machine gun with three magazines along with 70 live rounds, two AK-56 rifles with three magazines each along with 227 ammunitions, two Chinese made hand grenades and one WT set (Kenwood).

March 2: Two KCP cadres, P. Santa and N. Dayakumar alias Tamoyai, were arrested by the Imphal East district police in a search operation at Kongpal Kshetri Leikai.

March 1: The Hmar People’s Conference- Democracy (HPC-D) has reportedly accused the KCP of its involvement along with the UNLF in the assault on Hmar women and extortion of money from the Hmar civilians in Churachandpur district.

February 23: A suspected Kangleipak Communist Party militant is killed by the Imphal West district police at North AOC area in the Imphal city. A hand-grenade is recovered from the possession of the slain militant. However, another militant managed to escape from the incident site.

February 15: The UNLF has reportedly asked the KCP to ‘produce a white paper on the charges leveled against’ the journalist Ratan Luwangcha within a week. The journalist was attacked and wounded by cadres of the KCP on February 8.

February 13: A KCP cadre, S. Neelachandra Singh, is arrested from Pannung in the Imphal West district. Five rounds of AK-47 rifle were recovered from his possession.

February 2: A Kangleipak Communist Party cadre, Sagolsem Mikoi alias Thenga, is arrested from Kongba Nongthon Leikai in the Imphal East district.

February 2: Two suspected KCP cadres were assaulted and later handed over to the police by residents of Patsoi Pt-II area in the capital Imphal

2005

December 5: Troops of Assam Rifles arrested a ‘major’ of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), identified as Sanatomba alias Pujari, and recovered one AK 56 rifle with 30 rounds and one Chinese hand grenade from his possession.

November 9: The Imphal East district police arrested four KCP militants, Yanglem Achouba Singh alias Suresh and his younger brother Yanglem Amujao Singh, Angom Naoba and Telem Bhogen alias Bomcha, from various parts of Khurai assembly constituency. According to police sources, they were involved in collection of extortion demands from various Government offices and some shop owners of the Khurai Lamlong market.

November 8: Two suspected cadres of the Prithvi faction of the KCP were killed in an encounter with the police personnel at the foothills of Etam hill, Phaknung under Lamlai police station in the Imphal East district. An AK-47 rifle, one .38 revolver, one hand grenade, four live rounds of .303 ammunition, four live rounds of AK-47 ammunition, three live rounds of .38 ammunition, two live rounds of ammunition of M-16, one magazine each of AK-47 and .38 revolver, one WLL telephone, one mobile phone, one CD player and two demand letters signed by the outfit’s ‘finance secretary’, Mangang, some incriminating documents were recovered from the slain militants.

November 3: The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) extended the ban on four militant outfits operating in the State of Manipur for two years. Addressing the media after a CCS meeting chaired by Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that the Union Government has decided to extend the ban on United National Liberation Front (UNLF), People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) and Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL). He also informed that the ban was extended as the outfits still continued to indulge in unlawful activities in India’s North East.

November 1: The City Meitei faction of the KCP, in a statement, said that the outfit does not indulge in abduction for ransom and does not create terror for the public unreasonably. N. City Meitei, ‘chief commander’ of the outfit’s mobile task force, also requested the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) to reconsider the decision to impose a ban on it.

October 18: Suspected United National Liberation Front (UNLF) militants killed two KCP cadres at Tentha in the Thoubal district, while another militant managed to escape. The UNLF had earlier imposed a ban on all the three factions of the KCP accusing them of indulging in extortion in the name of revolution. The two slain militants were identified as Khumukcham Ibungo, a cadre of the Prithvi faction, and Yengkokpam Amu alias Rojen of the Emoinu faction.

October 8: A suspected KCP militant is shot dead by Manipur Police commandos at Thangal bazaar in Imphal. Police also recovered a Chinese-make hand grenade and a demand letter of Rupees 10 lakh, which bore the signature of KCP ‘assistant finance secretary’ Yaima Meitei, from the slain militant.

October 1: A Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP-P) cadre, identified as Sinam Sanatomba alias Sharma, and his civilian accomplice, Ningthoujam Abung alias Suraj, were found dead with bullet injuries at Langthabal Phura Makhong under Singjamei police station limits. A motorcycle was also recovered from the spot. No outfit claimed responsibility for the killing.

September 4: Three Kangleipak Communist Party cadres, including a 'project officer' of the outfit identified as 'sergeant' Ngangom Ibungomacha alias Soviet Singh, were arrested from Kangla Park in the Imphal West district. Some incriminating documents of the outfit were recovered from them.

August 31: The KCP claimed through a press statement that its cadres killed a woman, Angom Ningol Kakyenpaibamongbi Bebi Devi, of Sairem village, who the outfit said was acting as a police informer. It further said that she is responsible for the death of two KCP cadres by the security forces on May 10. The dead body of the woman has been recovered by the police.

August 30: The Kangleipak Communist Party's 'Imphal east town commander, Arubam Bikram alias Ingoba Meetei and 'second in-charge commander' Naorem Kumarjit was arrested from the Khoyathong area in Imphal city. The police also seized one 9 mm pistol with five live rounds of ammunitions along with seven RC books of trucks plying along the national highways.

August 24: Imphal East district police arrested a Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) cadre, Chirom Sadananda alias Shanta, from Kiyamgei Maning Leikai.

August 18: Two KCP cadres, Yumnam Ibungo Singh and Moirangthem Jenar alias Amuba Singh, were arrested from Chingamakha Kshetri Leikei in the Imphal West district.

July 13: The Imphal West district police arrested a KCP cadre, Irengbam Milan Kumar Singh alias Bode, from Tairenpokpi and Phayeng areas. Two of his accomplices, however, managed to escape.

June 29: A KCP cadre, Konthoujam Sanatomba alias Santon Singh, was arrested from the Yairipok Angtha area in Imphal East district.

The KCP appealed to the general public to observe July 1 as a 'Black Day' by switching off lights from 8 PM to 9 PM and hoisting black flags atop their houses. The outfit observes the day as a day of protest against the killing of its leader, Yendrenbam Ibohanbi Meitei, who was killed on July 1, 1999 at Heibongpokpi in the Imphal West district.

June 16: A KCP cadre, Oinam Suranjoy alias Sanjoy, was arrested from the Yumnam Khunnou area in Bishnupur district. Some rounds of AK-47 rifle and incriminating documents were recovered from him.

June 13: The Kangleipak Communist Party kills a person suspecting him to be an army informer at Ikoppat in the Thoubal district. Reports said that the slain youth, Leimapokpam Open, was a former militant and had lately passed information to the army about the outfit’s hideouts and cadres in the Thangal and Nambol bazar areas.

June 10: Unidentified terrorists killed Nongthombam Roben, a former cadre of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) at Langol Laimanai under Lamphel Police Station in Imphal West district.

May 16: The Imphal East district police arrested a Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP- Lamphel) cadre, identified as Chanathabam Bobby, during a cordon and search operation at Hatta War Cemetry under Porompat police station.

May 10: The Imphal West District police killed two suspected cadres of the KCP and rescued a youth abducted earlier by the outfit from Haorang Sabal under Lamshang police station. A .38 revolver and three rounds of ammunition were recovered from the slain terrorists. Police personnel arrested a KCP cadre from the Manipur University campus in Canchipur.

May 8: The KCP cadres shot at and injured a youth at Uchiwa in the Imphal city.

May 1: A KCP cadre was arrested from Kongjeng Leikai in the Imphal West district.

April 18: The MK Mangang faction of the KCP, in a statement, has threatened to ‘award death sentence’ on the 60 members of the State Legislative Assembly if the indigenous language, Meetei Mayek, is not introduced in the educational institutions of Manipur. In another statement issued on the same day, the KCP claimed that it will start ‘punishing’ drug peddlers and bootleggers in the State without prior warning.

April 13: The Imphal west district police arrested a 'district commander' of the KCP, identified as Ningthoujam Ningthem Singh.

March 5: Police recovered dead body of a Kangleipak Communist Party cadre, identified as Laishram Maigou from Laphupat Tera in Bishnupur district.

January 17: The Imphal West district police arrested a KCP terrorist, identified as Haobijam Joy, from Kwakeithel in the capital Imphal. Three letter-heads of the KCP, fake currency notes of INR500 and 1000 denomination, official seals of the state transport department were seized by the police from his computer training centre at the Nambol Bazaar in Bishnupur district.

2004

November 22: The Imphal West district police arrested two KCP cadres, Laishram Manglemba Singh and Thingujam Sangkar, from Naorem Leikai in Imphal West district.

November 2: Four terrorists of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) were arrested by security personnel from unspecified places in Bishnupur district. A communication device and a motorcycle were recovered from them.

October 28: Manipur Police personnel arrested two terrorists of the Kangleipak Communist Party - Prithivi (KCP-P) and an elderly person who is said to have provided shelter to them from Lilong Leihaokhong area in Thoubal district. A motorbike believed to have been used by the arrested terrorists was also recovered.

October 22: A terrorist belonging to the KCP, Tongbram Robindro Singh, was arrested from DC Road crossing Lamphel in the Imphal West district.

October 19: Four KCP cadres were arrested from RIMS road crossing and Naoremthong Khulem Leikai locality in the Imphal West district.

September 22: Security forces arrested a KCP terrorist, Ongnam Premjit alias Golulchandra Singh, from Kongba Kshetri Leikai in the Imphal East district.

September 20: The KCP, in a media release, justified its extortion activities and said, "The revolutionary movement could survive only on the goodwill of the people". It asked people to honour the ‘demand notes’ and also warned of punitive action in case anybody ‘dares to interfere’.

September 13: Security forces arrested two terrorists of the KCP, identified as Salam Sanayaima alias Inao and Naorem Sanatomba Singh, from the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences complex in the capital city of Imphal in Manipur. One 9 mm pistol along with six live rounds and some documents were recovered from their possession.

June 19: The KCP has reportedly claimed responsibility for the killing of Heman Jade at Rengkai Nehru Marg in the Churachandpur district. Refuting earlier media reports that the youth killed was a United National Liberation Front (UNLF) cadre, KCP 'publicity secretary', Pibarel Mangang, claimed that Jade had been given ‘death sentence’ for his anti-party activities.

June 15: Police arrested three collaborators, including two teenage girls, of the KCP from the Dispur area of Guwahati city. Several incriminating documents were found in their possession.

April 9: Security forces belonging to the 12 Assam Rifles shot dead a suspected Kangleipak Communist Party terrorist near Nongdam village in the Imphal-East district of Manipur. One 9 mm pistol, one detonator, one Kenwood radio set and some live rounds of ammunition along with KCP ‘demand’ letters are recovered from the incident site.

April 8: The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) claimed responsibility for the death of Ningthoujam Tomba alias Saphaba. In a press release, the KCP stated that Tomba, who was a cadre of the outfit, was given the ‘capital punishment’ for deserting the party along with an AK rifle, 70 rounds of ammunition, a pair of wireless radio set and currency INR 170,000.

2003

December 13: The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) has identified five contractors who have ‘misappropriated public funds’ under its operation titled ‘Leingakleima Commission’ at Jiribam in the Imphal East district of Manipur. A KCP release signed by general secretary Pareihanba Mangang stated that the outfit has identified three ‘outsiders’ and two ‘local’ people who have withdrawn funds without actually taking up works under the contract. The KCP has recalled the recent statement of Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) against the Hindi-speaking people in Manipur.

November 24: Security force personnel arrested two KCP terrorists from Nongada village under Lamlai police station in Manipur. A large cache of arms and ammunitions including some Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were reportedly recovered from their possession.

November 12: Two factions of the banned Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) have decided to unite and join the Manipur Peoples’ Liberation Front (MPLF) of Manipur. The KCP factions - led by K.K. Mangang and Noyon - announced the decision at an undisclosed place in Manipur recently.

October 20: Four suspected KCP terrorists abducted Y. Achouba Singh, a doctor at Imphal’s Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital.

October 2: Three KCP terrorists were arrested by the police in two separate incidents.

September 26: Suspected terrorists of the KCP killed two youths near Old Water Supply area at Kangchup in Imphal West district. According to a note left behind by the terrorists, the youths were killed for extorting money from the people in the outfit’s name.

July 19: A terrorist of the KCP was killed in an encounter with the police at Tingkhai Khullen village under the Nambol police station-limits, Bishnupur district, One M 20 rifle, two Magazines, 4 live round of ammunition, a dozen of fire gear and several incriminating documents were recovered from the encounter site.

July 7: Two suspected KCP terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the Thoubal Kshetri Leikai area. A country-made pistol, three 9mm rounds of ammunition and some incriminating documents, among other things, were recovered from the incident site.

May 4: Two KCP terrorists, including ‘corporal’ T Bordin Singh, were killed during an encounter with security forces at an unnamed place in the Thoubal district. A 9MM revolver with an unspecified amount of live ammunition and a radio set were recovered from the incident site.

April 14: The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) observed its 23rd foundation day at its general headquarters, tactical headquarters and mobile camps located in Manipur.

2002

December 15: A Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) terrorist was arrested from Lamlai, Imphal East district, and, reportedly, some extortion notes were recovered from him.

October 10: The police in Imphal East district recovered the body of a KCP cadre from Heingang Kontha village, Heingang police station limits. He was later identified as W.Rakesh Singh.

August 10: A combined team of the 1st and 2nd division of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) and Imphal East & West police arrested three terrorists––two belonging to the People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) and one to the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), at different places.

April 11: Five KCP terrorists were killed by the security forces (SFs) following an encounter at a hideout at Kambaching in Imphal east district. Five sophisticated weapons - one M16, 1 US carbine, 1 AK rifle, 2 Chinese made pistols with several rounds of ammunition and incriminating documents were seized.

April 11: A combined force of Manipur police and commandos arrested five terrorists of the KCP at Heirok and Inganglok in Thoubal district.

April 5: A KCP militant was arrested from Kakching area in the Thoubal district. A hand grenade, some rounds of ammunition and a detonator were also seized from him.

March 31: Security force personnel are reported to have arrested a leader of the KCP following a raid on a hideout at Thoubal Athokpam Leikai under the Thoubal police station limits. Some arms, ammunition, communication equipment and certain incriminating documents were seized from his possession.

March 29: The SFs arrested two terrorists of the KCP. While a self-styled sergeant belonging to the Thoubal Athokpam Awang Leikai village was arrested from his residence, the Thoubal police arrested another member of the same group belonging to Kakching Shumak Leikai. A .38 revolver along with ammunition and a radio set were recovered from their possession.

2001

December 31: Three unidentified assailants injured a militant belonging to the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) at Kyamgei in Imphal.

December 26: The Kuki National Front (Military Council) [KNF-MC], in a statement issued appealed to both the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) and the Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA) to reconcile their current misunderstanding in the greater interest of the public. The KNF-MC urged both the groups not to interfere in each others’ internal affairs and urged the KRA to set free all the KCP Red Army cadres now in its custody. It also asked the KCP not to cause hardship to the Kukis and other public and commuters of the Saikul area. It further urged the KCP not to single out the Chonglois for harsh treatment.

December 25: Manipur police arrests two terrorists, one belonging to the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) and another to the United National Liberation Front (UNLF).

December 24: The self-styled army chief of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), Chingangbam Ibohal alias Dhruba alias Robert, was abducted and later killed by a group of unidentified, armed men in the Gwaltabi area of Imphal East district. His dead body was recovered near the Gwaltabi Forest gate. An AK-56 rifle and two magazines were recovered from the incident site.

The KCP imposed a state-wide 48-hour bandh starting from December 28 midnight against the killing of its ‘army chief’, Dhruva, by unidentified assailants A KCP statement said Dhruva’s killing was an act of terrorism and it had been carried out by three hill-based outfits.

November 29: A KCP terrorist was arrested from the Imphal East district.

November 13: Myanmar Army arrests approximately 200 cadres of various terrorist outfits from Manipur in a well-planned operation along the Indo-Myanmar border. This operation had been executed on November 2. Some leaders of these terrorist outfits had also been arrested, including the Kangleipak Communist party (KCP) chairman, as well as the general secretaries of the eastern and central bureau of the Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF), also known as the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The operation had resulted in the capture of 1,400 weapons, including 72 mortars, 386 AK-47 rifles, 10 ammunition boxes, as well as INR 10 million and a huge quantity of gold.

July 19: Assam Rifles arrested seven hardcore terrorists, including the finance and accounts officer of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the finance in-charge of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP-L).

July 16: Two KCP terrorists of the K.K. Mangang faction, including its finance secretary, were killed in an encounter with another unidentified, armed group at Senjam Charang around 11 km south-east of Sekmai police station.

July 11: Security force personnel arrested six terrorists from various parts of Imphal. The arrested terrorists include the ‘finance and accounts officer’ of People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Sergeant Major Bocha Leo, as well as the ‘finance-in-charge’ of Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), one United National Liberation Front (UNLF) terrorist, a senior woman cadre of Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) and a senior member of the People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK).

May 8: A KCP militant was killed in an encounter with the police in the Imphal West district.

2000

December 6: Three terrorists belonging to the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) and Kanglei Yawol Kana Lup-Toijamba (KYKL-T) were arrested by the police from Imphal.

Nov 15: Two terrorists of the People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) were killed, one arrested and two People’s Liberation Army (PLA) terrorists were killed, 12 arrested. Besides, four United National Liberation Front (UNLF) terrorists were killed, 10 arrested, one Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) terrorist was killed, two arrested and three Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) terrorists arrested. In addition two People’s United Liberation Front (PULF) terrorists surrendered in Imphal East district.

July 4: 18 terrorists belonging to different terrorist outfits, including the banned Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), Kanglei Yawol Kanba Lup (KYKL) and People’s Liberation Army (PLA), laid down arms and surrendered in the presence of Manipur Chief Minister Nipamacha Singh, in Imphal.

Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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