Manipur: KNF-N cadres arrested at Charhajare

Kangpokpi, July 11 2022: Two active cadres of non-SoO Kuki militant outfit Kuki National Front-Nehlun (KNF-N) were apprehended by security forces at Charhajare on Sunday.

Based on specific input received about extortion taking place by the suspected KNF-N cadres at Charhajare village under Gamnom-Saparmeina police station, a column of A Coy of 22 Assam Rifles of 22 Sector IGAR (E) launched an operation by cordoning off the village and managed to apprehend the two suspected cadres at the nearby community hall of Charhajare market at around 7 pm.

On questioning, the duo identified as Lunminthang Dimngel (18), son of (L) Paohen Dimngel of Leimakhong bazar NC Phai village, and Limgouthang Dimngel (24), son of Songsat Dimngel of Saijang village in Saikul confessed that they were active cadres of KNF-N.One pistol along with one magazine, five live rounds, and one Honda Scooty were seized by the security personnel.

The two individuals and the seized items were handed over to Gamnom Saparmeina Police Station where an FIR has been filed for further investigation.

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