IMPHAL, Aug 29: Four militants belonging to different outfits
were arrested in separate operations and arms and
ammunition were seized from them, police said on Tuesday.
During search operations, police teams nabbed one insurgent
each of the NSCN(IM) and the People’s Liberation Army (PLA),
and two overground workers of Kangleipak Communist Party
(KCP) (Lamyanba Khuman faction) from Imphal East and
Bishnupur districts, a police statement said.
Six firearms, five cartridges and two explosives were also seized
during the operations, it said.
Search operations were conducted by security forces in fringe
and vulnerable areas of the five valley districts, it said.
Movement of vehicles along National Highway 37 (Imphal-
Silchar Road) is taking place with strict vigil in vulnerable areas
and security convoys are being provided in sensitive stretches,
the statement said.
A total of 129 checkpoints have been erected in various hill and
valley districts and 2,027 people were detained for violations, it