Imphal, June 23: In a positive breakthrough for the state security forces, Nameirakpam Mangi @ Yaima (48), S/o N Kondum Singh of Yurembam Mayai Leikai was arrested at 3am from his residence today in an operation conducted by a combine team of Imphal West Commandos and 12-Bihar Regiment. According to the press note of the office of the SP Imphal West, the arrested person is working under a group of gang leaders called NRFM whose commanders have been named as 1) Binodon @ Kishan @ Wangba, and 2) Dhabalo @ Paikhomba. He has been charged with running a bomb factory at his residence especially for the NRFM gang. All the materials and financial aid for making the bombs were provided by the above commanders of NRFM gang and he was making all the bombs. The release further states that the recent bomb attacks at various places and residences of individuals and mobile phone towers as a means of extortion carried out by the gang were all made by Mangi Singh including the bomb attacks near the residential gate of Brahmacharimayum Biramangol Sharma (67) (L) B Dhananjoy of Uripok Yambem Leikai, planting and exploding of IED at the gate of Ima Kerosene Agency at Toupokpi Maning Leikai near EFCI Church and the bomb attack in front of the residential gate of Thokchom (N) Laishram (O) Phullobati, W/o L Ibopishak of Tera Sapam Leirak.