Chief of militant organisation arrested

The chief of a militant organisation was arrested during a combing operation in the interior district of Bishenpur, police sources said.

Last Updated: Mar 12, 2011, 21:50 PM IST

Imphal: The chief of a militant organisation
was on Saturday arrested during a combing operation in the interior
district of Bishenpur, police sources said.

Police personnel and commandos had launched a massive
manhunt at parts of the district following reports of
infiltration of militants.
During the search operation, self-styled chief of army of
Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Task Force, identified as
Pamei, was arrested, sources said adding arms and many
incriminating documents were recovered from him.
Sources said more than 25 militant outfits are operating
in Manipur in both hills and valley which has a total area of
22,239 square kms and a population of about 25 lakhs.

PTI