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Manipur: RPF militant involved in attack on security convoy in May arrested

Imphal: The state forces apprehended one militant of the proscribed outfit Revolutionary Peoples' Front (RPF) involved in an attack on security convoy in May last, a police statement said on Friday.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The security was escorting a parliamentary secretary in a interior hill village in May last, the police statement said.

The RPF cadre, identified as 26-year-old Nameirakpam Sanju Meitei, was arrested by police commandos on 1 July earlier this month.

During investigation, the police found out that the accused was involved in the attack on the security convoy of a parliamentary secretary in May last.

The attack was carried out at Kwatha Yangsanglok area in the hill district of Tengnoupal.

Four police commandos had suffered minor injuries in the attack.

Police said the militant admitted that the attack was carried out by a team of RPF cadres led by its self-styled commander Major Chingsang with their associates Richard and Romio.

They had come from their "tactical headquarters located at Ongiya in Myanmar", said the police statement.


Updated Date: Jul 22, 2017 10:14 AM

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