4 PLA cadre arrested, arms recovered in Manipur

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Imphal, September 13: Manipur police on Wednesday arrested four militants belonging from to the banned People’s Liberation Army (PLA) from two different locations in Imphal East District.

According to a press release by the district police, “In a raid conducted on Tuesday evening, the police rounded up one militant of the PLA at Heirok in Thoubal district. He was identified as H. Radhesyam. Acting on intelligence inputs, police of the Imphal East district also raided some localities on Monday night.”

T. Arun, R.K. Surjit and N.Premchand from Khurai area in the district were arrested last Monday night.

Three loaded 9mm pistols with magazines, three Chinese made hand grenades and mobile phones were recovered from their possession, police said.

Two separate cases have been registered and an investigation is on, the police added