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Police arrest Manipur Editor
Correspondent IMPHAL, DEC 29:
Published on 30 Dec. 2010 12:15 AM IST
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Editor of Sanaleibak Manipuri daily, A Mobi Singh, who is also the spokesperson of the All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) was arrested by the police on Wednesday on charges of having nexus with an underground outfit KCP by acting as its mediator for extortion from government officials and individuals.
Mobi was arrested on his way to office today by Police Commandos of Imphal West district in civil dress. Police claimed that an amount of `50,000 was recovered from his possession allegedly to pay to the outfit.
Soon after Mobi’s arrest, Editors of local newspapers held a meeting and decided to meet the arrested Editor. At the Editors meeting, no concrete decision was taken and it was decided to put up the matter to AMWJU for discussion.

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