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Huge cache of arms, ammunition seized
Correspondent IMPHAL, DEC 8:
Published on 8 Dec. 2010 11:12 PM IST
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Huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered by police commandos in a follow up operation to the disclosure made by an arrested overground member of People Liberation Army (PLA), police said Wednesday.
The recovered items were seven AK-series rifles with 14 magazines and 253 live rounds, one RPG, one sten carbine with magazine, an M-16 UBGL with one magazine and 70 ammunitions and four 9 mm pistol with four magazines, Imphal West Additional SP (ops), Dr Akoijam Jhalajit Singh said.
According to a police officer, an overground member of the proscribed RPF/PLA identified as Naorem Komol alias Kamal Meitei (34) of Wabagai Yangbi,
Thoubal was arrested from his residence today and his disclosure helped the joint team of Imphal West and Thoubal district police commandos to recover the arms.
Further, additional SP said that Komol had been working under the Thoubal District PLA Commander Sanju and under cover of an NGO, Rapid Intervention and Care (RIAC), Wabagai as outreach worker.
RIAC is an NGO getting grants from the Manipur State AIDS Control Society (MACS), he added.

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