Newly formed militant outfit involved in Manipur truck driver’s kidnapping arrested

Imphal, December 30: Acting on a tip-off a joint operation conducted by the Manipur Police and 26 Assam Rifles troopers today arrested 3 Chingtam Liberation Army(CLA) cadres.

As per police reports the CLA is a newly formed outfit and the three of them were involved in the truck driver’s kidnapping case which led to highway blockade.

The trio had kidnapped a truck driver on Thursday night where Rs 13 lakh ransom was also demanded.

The truck driver, Akhikho was kidnapped from Motbung in Senapati district.

Meanwhile the driver has also been rescued where the blockade has been called off.