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Police arrest four suspected Manipuri militants

The Delhi Police today arrested four suspected members of a banned Manipuri militant outfit allegedly involved in bomb explosions and incidents of firing in the north-eastern state.



New Delhi: The Delhi Police today arrested
four suspected members of a banned Manipuri militant outfit
allegedly involved in bomb explosions and incidents of firing
in the north-eastern state.

Langian alias Manocha, 23, Maiban Radheyshyam, 26, Sapam
Samnanda Singh, 28, and Sagolshen Samanda, 28 were apprehended
from a place here by Delhi Police`s Special Cell in the wee
hours following a tip-off.

All the four are alleged to be members of banned Manipuri
militant outfit Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL).

They are also suspected to owe their allegiance to another
insurgent group called PREPAK, (the People`s Revolutionary
Party of Kangleipak), which is demanding a separate and
independent homeland in Manipur.

They were produced before court of Chief Metropolitan
Magistrate Kaveri Baweja who sent them to police custody till
August 13.

The police sought five-day custodial interrogation of the
four accused on the ground that they were to be quizzed to
find out their purpose of stay in the capital and to unearth
their plans if any.

The investigators claimed that the four men were wanted in
several cases of killings, bomb explosions and firings in
different parts of Manipur.

They alleged that the accused also used to extort money
from prominent businessmen and officials of the state.

The court, however, allowed two days of custodial
interrogation by the police.

-PTI

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