Imphal, Aug 18:
Proscribed group Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) condoles the demise of its six PLA cadres who were allegedly trapped and killed by the Indian security force on the night of August 9 by violating the United Nations Conventional warfare. A statement of the outfit said that the six cadres of the PLA 1st Mobile battalion, strategic Command were killed in a covert operation by the Indian Army using black Sheep by ambushing at three places.
The statement by the Assistance Secretary, Publicity, RPF, Bankim said that those killed in the tragic incident are Elangbam Biramani (@ Majoy Boycha), son of Elangbam Pishak of Kakching Turel Wangma Uyokching, Keisham Somen 2nd Lt. Suresh), son of Late keisham Tomba of Tentha Morongban, Chabungbam Chaoba (@ Cpl Ayangba) son of Ch. SHyamchand , Yairipok Bishnunaha Mayai Leikai, Thangjam Nanao (@ Cpl Lanthouba) son of Thangjam Biren of Taret Khun, Thokchom Johnson Meitei (@ Cpl Leimaba) son of Thokchom Chandrakumar of Khangabok Khullakpam Leikai and Adhikariy\mayum Kiran Sharma (@ Pte. Tomcha) son of late Adhikarimayum Khrishna Sharma of keilashor Unukuli, Tripura.
The statement said that Major Bocha joined the RPF on July 20, 1996 and got basic military training as PLA and completed on October 22, 1997 and served at war office by assigning him as A-1213. 2nfd Lt. Suresh joined the RPF on July 31 , 2007 and completed PLA’s basic military training on October 18, 2007, he served the war office as A- 2946.
Cpl Angamba joined the party on Sept. 20. 2015 and completed PLA’s basic military training on May 17, 2016 and was offered A-3277 to served at the war office. Cpl Lanthouba joined the RPF on July 15, 2015 and completed PLA’s basic military training on November 8, 2015 and offered him A-3271 at war office. Cpl Leimaba joined the RPF on June 14, 2016 and after completed PLA’s basic military training on December 25, 2016 he served the war office as A-3294. Pte Tomcha joined the RPf on February 15, 2016 and after completing basic military training of the PLA he served the war office as A- 3287.
The RPF statement condole the demise of the 6 cadres and said that the outfit shares the pains and sorrow of the family member of the departed cadres.