Discovering the presence of UG cadres in the general areas like Singjamei, Wangkhei Meiihoubam Lampak and Wangkhei Ayangtalli Thongkhong, troops of 28 Assam Rifles and 12 Maratha LI of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launched joint operation and apprehended one PREPAK(VC) terrorist on August 24 and two PREPAK(GS) terrorists on August 25. According to a defence release, the apprehendees were identified as Shantham Rome Singh; Maibam Shivananda alias Taj Singh and Loukrakpam Docha alias Nanda Kumar Meitei. Further, 01 x US carbine with magazine, 01 x 9 mm pistol, 01 x AK-47, 01 x Lethode Gun, 03 x Magazine of AK-47, 165 x live rounds of AK-47 were recovered from PREPAK(VC) cadre and 01 x Pt 32 Pistol with magazine, 01 x Live rounds of pt 32 and 01x Chinese grenade from PREPAK(GS) cadres.
Meanwhile, troops of 28 AR launched operation in general area Lilong Bazar and apprehended one KCP(Nando) terrorist on August 24 identified as Md Riyajuddin alias Lebocha.
Troops of AR located at Thoubal of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launched operation in general area Kakching Bazar and apprehended one PREPAK terrorist on August 23 identified as No. 32569 (Batch No. 31), Puyam Inaocha alias Roch. 01 x 9 mm Pistol with magazine, 04 x live rounds of 9 mm and 01 x Chinese Hand Grenade was recovered from the apprehendee.
Further, troops of AR located at Ukhrul of 10 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launched operation in general area Phungcham Road Junction and View Land and apprehended one NNW (PSG) cadre and one NSCN (IM) terrorists on August 24 identified as Yaokhaiek (NNW(PSG)) and AS Jacob (NSCN(IM)). 02 x country made Pistol, 04 x 9 mm live rounds, 01 x Grenade, 05 x magazine, 500 kgs x Ganja and 01 x Mahindra Jeep were recovered from the apprehendees.