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One PLA militant arrested In Manipur


 Imphal : One militant belonging to outlawed People Liberation Army (PLA) was arrested in Manipur’s Thoubal district by a combined team of police commandos and Assam Rifles jawans, a police official said.

The militant who was arrested last evening from Khabakkhong near Wangjing, has been identified as Asem Lemba alias Indrajit (48) of Athokpam Mayai Leikai of  Thoubal district, the offical said.

Earlier he was arrested by police in 2010 while he was an active cadre of Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) but was bailed out and he joined PLA  recently. At present he is working under one Ibomcha of PLA and is involved in distributing demand letters to elected Pradhans of nearby areas in Thoubal district, the official source said.

Some incriminating documents along with a mobile handset used by him were seized from his possession.

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