Nature of incident
Dewlahland / Imphal West District
A team of District Police commando
conducted frisking and checking in front of City Hospital in
Dewlahland in Imphal West District and arrested an active member
of PLA/RPF identified as Laishram Lakpati alias Johnson
(44) of Khongman Zone III in Mayai Leikai. On his disclosure,
another cadre of the same organisation identified as Wangkheimayum
Bobby Singh alias Imobi alias Lamjing alias
Boy alias Sarat (38) of Wangkhei Hijam Leirak Ayangpali
Road was also arrested from Khoyathong Senapati bus parking
on the same day. Investigation revealed that they were involved
in extortion from different Government departments. Investigation
also revealed that W Bobby Singh had also made monetary demands
in the name of CorCom in some Government offices. Incriminating
articles were seized from their possession.
Two different militant outfit in Manipur claimed
the responsibility of two separate IED blasts that occurred on
February 14. Whereas the proscribed RPF claimed its hand in the
bomb blast which targeted troops of 41 AR at Hundung junction
near KBS oil pump in Ukhrul District, the militant outfit MNPF
claimed responsibility for the bomb blast which targeted another
team of 41 AR on the way from Litan to Hungphung.
According to a press release issued by RPF 'department
of publicity chief' Bangkim, the bomb attack at Hundung junction
was carried out by a special warfare team of the PLA. A press
release issued by MNPF 'assistant publicity secretary' said that
they would continue their struggle for the Naga people until the
sovereignty of Manipur is restored.
||Imphal East District
AR troops along with Police launched operations
in Kharashom and Khurai areas of Imphal East District in Manipur
and arrested two active cadres of the PLA.
Heirok Champrathong / Thoubal District
Based on a reliable information about the movement
of valley based underground elements in the general areas of Heirok
Champrathong, a team of Thoubal District Police commando conducted
frisking and checking and arrested one Self-Styled 'Sergeant Major'
of the PLA, identified as Ningthoujam Ranjit Meitei alias
Lemba (40) of Heirok Part- III Ngarouthel Khuman of Manipur.
DGAR, Lieutenant General Harminderjit Singh Sachdev
said that India and Myanmar have started joint border patrolling
in some stretches of the "unfenced border" between both the countries.
"In some places (joint border patrolling) it has started but not
fully. The patrolling has not started all over, but in some specific
areas. They (Myanmarese Army) also come and we also go there (Myanmar),"
Sachdev said on the sidelines of investiture ceremony of the Assam
Rifles. India has been urging Myanmar to take action against the
rebels which include Manipur-based UNLF, PLA, KYKL, PREPAK; Assam-based
ULFA and the NSCN-K operating from Sagaing division and the Chin
State of Myanmar.
Imphal West District
Based on reliable information about the presence
of cadres of PLA/RPF organisation in and around North AOC area,
a team of Imphal West District Police detained one person who
was seen moving in a suspicious manner in front of Tampha Hotel.
During the verification, he identified himself as Yengkhom Bhogen
Singh (45) of Lilong Chajing Awang Leikai and revealed that he
is a cadre of PLA/RPF, working under the command of self-styled
'captain' Emos. According to his revelation, another active member
of PLA/RPF namely Hanjabam Shamungou Sharma (43) of Kyamgei Mayai
Leikai was arrested from his residence and on his disclosure,
one pistol along with magazine and four live rounds of 9mm ammunition
was recovered. Investigation revealed that both of them had extorted
huge amounts of money from the government officials, businessmen,
transport agencies and travel agencies in North AOC area.
Mantripukhri / Imphal
Right after the surrender of three cadres of the
underground PLA to security officials, six more militants from
different outfits lay down their arms before the DGP of Manipur,
Y Joykumar and IGAR-S Major General CA Krishnan today at IGAR-S
Mantripukhri. Those who surrendered included three cadres from
the PLA, two from the KCP and one from the UPPK, a signatory of
the MoU with the GoI and Manipur since 2013. The cadres were identified
as Huidrom Awangamba (23) of Sandangkhong Sugnu in Thoubal District,
who was a cadre of the PLA since 2007 and surrendered along with
one 9 mm gun, magazine and four live rounds. His army number was
2935 and he belonged to the 35th batch of the PLA who trained
in Burma; Laishram Priyobrata alias Meino Meitei (32) of
Chairel Khongnang Leikai Sugnu in Thoubal District, whose army
no. was 2287 of the PLA. He surrendered with one 9 mm pistol with
magazine and two live rounds; and 'lieutenant corporal' Haobijam
Gyaneshore Meitei alias Sanahan alias Lamyanba (19)
of Napet Sugnu in Bishnupur District of PLA outfit army no. 2905.
The cadres of the KCP are Private Heigrujam Ngongo Meitei alias
Tondonba (20) of Sugnu Napet in Bishnupur District, KCP 163 Bn.
Batch no.16 who trained in Burma; Private Ningthoujam Dolen Singh
alias Chinglen (21) of Napet Mayai Lambi Sugnu in Bishnupur
District, army no. 2040 of KCP who is trained in Burma. The UPPK
cadre was identified as RK Naochouba alias Indrajit (27)
of Chajing Narang Konjin in Wangoi in Imphal West District, UPPK
Batch no. 22, who surrendered with one AK 47 and magazine and
20 live rounds of ammunition.
||Wangjing / Thoubal District
A militant belonging to outlawed PLA was arrested
in Khabak-khong near Wangjing in Thoubal District by a combined
team of Police commandos and AR troops. Earlier, he was arrested
by Police in 2010 while he was a cadre of KCP but was bailed out
and joined PLA recently. Some incriminating documents along with
a mobile handset used by him were recovered from his possession.
||Nampisha / Ukhrul District
The AR arrested three overground workers of PLA
from Nampisha in Ukhrul District, and seized explosives they were
carrying to Imphal. "A thorough search of the vehicle led to recovery
of two IEDs weighing approximately 8.76 kilogrammes, two detonators
and other incriminating articles," Police said. The arrested workers
along with the recovered explosives have been handed over to Litan
At least five SF personnel of Para Special Force
deployed along the Manipur-Myanmar border sustained injuries when
militants ambushed a patrol party at Sajik Tampak area in Chandel
District. According to the sources, the soldiers were patrolling
in the interior areas of Chandel District located along the IB
when one remote controlled bomb detonated. The militants also
opened fire from automatic rifles while the soldiers retaliated.
Later the militants are believed to have escaped across the border.
Reinforcements have been rushed for launching combing operations
in the area. The UNLFW, an umbrella grouping of several militant
outfits in the northeast, claimed responsibility for the attack.
A statement issued by ULFA-I claimed the responsibility. "A group
of PLA attacked the 21 Para Regiment of Indian Army between Aisi
and Khunmulen near Sajik Tampak in Chandel District on Saturday
(November 26) morning. Five or more Indian soldiers are seriously
injured," it said.
The 'publicity secretary' Roben Khuman of RPF,
in a press release prohibited the former member of the party and
its armed wing PLA from contesting any election held under the
Constitution of India.