Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Manipur cops nab PLA cadre, aide for murder

Correspondent

Manipur police on Sunday nabbed a PLA cadre along with one of his aide allegedly involved in a recent killing a non-Manipuri in Imphal East district.
A police source said that a team of Andro police station of Imphal East district arrested PLA cadre Hijam Sanatomba Singh (25), a resident of Andro Khuman Leikai. The police claimed that he was directly involved in gunning down a non-Manipuri at Uchol Chingjin village on July 8 last.
In a follow-up action, the same police team arrested a person who allegedly lobbed a hand grenade near a makeshift camp of the non-Manipuri workers at Andro Santhei Park.
Hijam Itomba (32) of Andro Leitanpekpham allegedly assisted the nabbed PLA cadre in carrying out his prejudicial activities like transportation of arms and planting of bombs to target non-Manbipuri, the police claimed. The police further alleged that he lobbed a hand grenade near the makeshift camp of the non-local workers at Andro Santhei Park in the intervening night of June 2 and 3 last.