Kakching, May 23 2022: A team of CDO-KCG arrested two active cadres of a group during a search operation conducted at Elangkhangpokpi area and Chajing Khunou yesterday night.
The search operation was conducted upon receiving reliable information about the presence of members of a banned outfit at Elangkhangpokpi area.
During the search, one active cadre identified as Elangbam Rabi (29) of Yangdong Makha Leikai was arrested.
Upon further interrogation, he revealed another active cadre, Mutum Meiraba (25) s/o M Ranjit Meitei who was also arrested from Chajing Khunou subsequently.
The arrested cadres were reportedly tasked to carry out extortion around the Sugnu area.
Further, it was also revealed that Meiraba was tasked to collect the mobile number of business establishments in Kakching and Imphal area and passed on the same to one functionary of their outfit for serving extortion demands.
The arrested individuals have been handed over to Waikhong Police Station for further investigation and an FIR has been registered.