Seven KCP (Laheiba) activists arrested in Manipur

Seven activists of the Kangleipak Communist Party (Lalheiba group) were arrested and two pistols seized from them from Sagolband Moirang Leirak area in Imphal West district.

Last Updated: Jan 23, 2011, 21:29 PM IST

Imphal: Seven activists of the Kangleipak Communist Party (Lalheiba group) were arrested and two pistols seized from them from Sagolband Moirang Leirak area in Imphal West district today, officials said.

The seven activists of the KCP (Lalheiba group) were involved in the bomb blast at Telipati area on Friday last in Imphal East district, they said.
A team of Imphal West commandos under the supervision of Additional superintendent of Police Jhalajit Singh apprehended one cadre of KCP (Lalheiba group) Th Arun (31) of Toubul Makha Leikai along with one woman Ksh. Asalata Devi (38)of Phoubakchao Ikhai.

Later other five members of KCP (Lalheiba group) were also arrested from Sagolband area.
Police seized two 9mm pistol with two magazines along with six live rounds and three mobiles handsets from their possession, they added.

PTI