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8 militants surrender in Manipur
Correspondent IMPHAL, Mar 24:
Published on 25 Mar. 2011 12:00 AM IST
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Eight militants laid their arms before the Manipur DGP and Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) in a surrender ceremony held at IGAR(S) complex, Mantripukhri, Imphal on Thursday.
Four of them, two UNLF, one each of PREPAK and KCP (MTF) were earlier surrendered to 8 Assam Rifles. The two UNLF cadres are Gopal Sharma @ Laimkaiba (25) son of Mangi of Kwakeithen Thokchom Leikai, Imphal and Hemanta @ Manimatum (20) son of Maimu of Keirao, Imphal east.
Gopal surrendered with a 7.65 mm pistol with a magazine while Hemanta with a 9 mm pistol with magazine containing five live rounds.
The PREPAK cadre, Jelen Khangebam @ Boni (25) son of Pungo Yaima of Kumbi Awang Leikai, surrendered with a 9 mm pistol with magazine containing nine live rounds while the KCP(MTF) cadre, Kabi Kanta @ Thoiba of Wangkhem of Thoubal district surrendered with six lethode bombs, one hand grenade, five detonators, 65 AK ammunitions ad one Kenwood set.
The other four cadres surrendered with 29 Assam Rifles include two UPPK (United People’s Party of Kangleipak) and one each from KCP(MTF) and KCP (Lamyanba Khuman).
The UPPK cadres are Amom Rajesh @ Raju Singh (18) son of Pishak of Wangoo Tera and L Thoi @ Tomba Singh (18) son of Laishram Ranjit of Wangoo Chairen. Rajesh laid down one 9 mm pistol before the DGP and IGAR(S) while Thoi surrendered with one 9mm pistol with a magazine containing five live rounds.
Among the two KCP(MTF) cadres, Angom Naocha Meitei (20) son of Pocha of Moirang Khoirou Leikai was the second lieutenant (finance secretary) of the group. He surrendered with one 9 mm pistol with a magazine loaded with five live rounds.
The KCP (Lamyanba Khuman) cadre, Konjengbam Manovanjan Singh @ Sanjit (22) son of K Basanta Singh of Moirang in Bishnupur district surrendered with one 9 mm pistol along with a magazine of two live rounds.

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