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AR Nabs Three Ultras Of NSCN(K)

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Imphal, Sept 25,

On 23 Sep, Kadamtala Battalion of Assam Rifles apprehended three cadres of NSCN (K) with sophisticated weapons and ammunition from New Kaiphundai area of Tamenglong district in Manipur. These cadres were involved in the incident on 21 Sep in which they had kidnapped a truck driver when he refused to pay the extortion amount demanded by them. The cadres had also resorted to firing of 10-15 rounds to intimidate the truck drivers during the incident. The incident took place on NH-37 near Makru Bridge. Assam Rifles in conjunction with Manipur Police launched immediate operations to apprehend the perpetrators and achieved the major breakthrough. Major recoveries include two US Made M series Assault Rifles, around 425 rounds of live ammunition and three hand grenades. Due to the economic importance of this highway, a number of incidents of extortions, kidnappings and illegal tax collection are reported along it. Various insurgent groups like NSCN(K), LTT - erstwhile UTLA (P) and NSCN(IM) are reported to be involved in these incidents. The kidnapping of two employees of Coastal Construction Company on 05 Sep 18 by LTT was a recent example of these illegal activities by the insurgents. Security Forces had launched a major drive against these illegal activities which are impeding the development work in the region. As part of this drive, Kadamtala Battalion had earlier delivered a death blow to the insurgents active in the area by neutralizing the SS C-in-C of the then UTLA (P) group and apprehending four of its cadres with sophisticated arms and ammunition in a series of operations which started from 10 June 2018 onwards. In the recent past, four active cadres of ZUF, including its secretary of HR and Welfare, were apprehended along with arms and ammunition from village Ramgaijang, which lies along NH-37, in Cachar district of Assam.  The operation on Sunday night has come as a major relief to the locals of the area especially the truck drivers and traders operating on NH-37 and has been widely appreciated by them. Assam Rifles has assured the locals that it will continue its drive against these insurgents, especially along NH-37, to ensure that development in the region continues unabated.

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A.R. Apprehended Active Cadre of KYKL

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Imphal, Sept 25,


Based on specific intelligence received regarding presence of an active cadre of KYKL in Chakpikarong area, troops of Kakching Battalion Assam Rifles launched an operation in village Novokom, Chakpikarong, Chandel District on 23 September 2018 and successfully apprehended Mr Khumukcham Ingocha [email protected] [email protected] Yomgmu resident of Umathel Makha Leikai village, Kakching District at 2345 hours on 23 September 2018.The Kakching Battalion handed over the apprehended individual to Chakpikarong Police Station on 24 September 2018.

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CRPF organises Tree plantation programme on the occasion of Briksharopan Mahotsava

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Imphal, Sept 25,

A Tree plantation progamme was organised at Patsoi junction area on the way (link road) to GC, CRPF, Langjing in Imphal West yesterday evening Rajesh Kumar, IPS, IGP, Manipur & Nagaland Sector, CRPF was present on the occasion as the chief guest. Also I. Lokendra singh, DIGP, GC, CRPF, Imphal,. Mohender Kumar, DIGP, M & N sector, Brig(R) S K Sharma, DIG range Imphal,  commandants, officers and men of m & n sector were present on the occasion. On this occasion, Rajesh Kumar, IPS, IGP, M & N Sector has given more emphasis to plant more trees in order to maintain ecological balance as a whole and to prevent soil erosion due to deforestation and protect the environment from pollution. Some 200 saplings of Ashoka Trees and 100 saplings of Mangoes (total 300 saplings) were planted on this occasion. Previously some 1100 saplings of various types were also planted in the 1st phase tree plantation on the occasion of van Mahotsava held on 17/07/2018 at GC, CRPF, Langjing, Imphal. A friendly football match was also played in between CRPF group centre  Imphal team versus CISF, Imphal airport.

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