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6 held with arms and ammo
Dimapur, FEB 17 (NPN)
Published on 18 Feb. 2010 12:12 AM IST
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Troops of 42 AR of 26 sector IGAR(S) on Tuesday waylaid a Maruti van (MN-01 W 4277) and a Hyundai Getz (MN-01K 9235) heading towards Imphal from Moreh and arrested seven ultras alongwith arms and ammunitions. According to PRO IGAR(S), the AR troops established a mobile vehicle check post (MVCP) along NH-39 and Old Burma Road and apprehended ‘SS’ Brig J K Kuki alias Stephen C in C of KLA, ‘SS’ Sgt Thangmang, town commander, ‘SS’ L/Cpl Paocha alias Mani, Mrs. Lhingboi Toutang, wife of ‘SS’ Brig J K Kuki and Mrs. Lhigboi Haokip wife of ‘SS’ Sgt Thoungmang. The AR troops also recovered seven AK-57 rifle, two M-16 rifle, one 9mm pistol, eight AK-56 magazine, one 9 mm magazine, two M-16 magazine, 412 rounds of 7.62mm, nine rounds of 9 mm, one telescopic sight, two muzzle flash hider, 4 pairs of combat dress. While interrogation the ultras confessed to be active cadres of various SoO militant groups who were involved in various antisocial activities like gun running/smuggling with the support of various insurgent groups. The apprehended ultras alongwith the recovered items have been handed over to Imphal West Police Station, defence release added. In another incident, troops of 42 AR Tuesday night apprehended another cadre identified as ‘SS’ L/Cpl Menobi alias Lamtakpa in Bijoypur area. The cadre was said to have been an active member of PREPAK (GS). He was later handed over to Kakching police station on Wednesday.

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