Imphal: Two insurgents were arrested during search operations in Manipur, the police said on Wednesday.
Yumnam Ibungomacha (29) of United National Liberation Front (UNLF) and Yengkhom Momo Singh (41) were arrested by a combined team of police commandos and personnel of 40th Assam Rifles battalion yesterday.
A M 16 rifle along with two rounds of ammunition were recovered from his possession. Both the insurgents have been sent to police custody for further interrogation.
Over 150 insurgents have so far been arrested from different places this year.