Two arrested with explosives

IMPHAL, Aug 11: Assam Rifles Battalion under aegis of Red Shield Division conducted a successful operation in the remote areas of Parbung and Lungthullen (Pherzawl district) on August 10 and arrested two 'hardcore cadres of Hmar People Convention (Democratic) (HQ Faction) HPC (D) involved in tax collection and several nefarious activities in the area of Pherzawl and Tipaimukh', said a statement of PIB (Defence Wing).
The two cadres are identified as self styled sergeant Thangrosung Mengha, Commander of Tipaimukh Area and self styled sergeant Lal Sanga Hmar. A large quantity of war like stores to include explosives, uniforms and important documents were seized during the operation. The seized items have been handed over to  police for further investigation, said the statement.