Manipur: 3 Kangleipak Communist Party (Taibanganba) Militants Arrested
Manipur: 3 Kangleipak Communist Party (Taibanganba) Militants Arrested

Imphal, Manipur - Security forces have arrested three militants belonging to the banned outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (Taibanganba) in Manipur's Thoubal district, according to police sources.

The operation, conducted based on credible intelligence, was a joint effort involving state police, personnel from Gorkha Rifles, and Assam Rifles. The militants were apprehended near the Tekcham Lamkhai area at Khongjom Bazar of Thoubal district on Tuesday.

During the operation, authorities seized two country-made 9mm pistols with magazines, fourteen 9mm live rounds, five 7.62mm live rounds, four demand letters, three mobile handsets, and one car from the possession of the arrested militants.

In a separate incident on the same day, police also arrested six members of the proscribed outfit RPF/PLA from Lamsang area of Imphal West district. Authorities recovered one 9mm pistol with a magazine, one .32 pistol with a magazine, live ammunition, and eight mobile phones during the operation.

The arrests mark a significant success for security forces in their ongoing efforts to curb militant activities in the region.

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