Two active cadres of MTRA apprehended
IMPHAL, Jan 3
A team of CDO/IE unit arrested two active cadres of the outfit Manipur Tribal Revolutionary ArmyAngom Porom Singh commemorated (MTRA) today from Mantripukhri Bazar near market shed around 4:45 pm and seized two mobile phones from their possessions.
The arrested cadres have been identified as Chuirei Makung @ Ati Making @ Teiba (42) s/o Ngareishang Makung of Manthuram Village Kasom Khullen, Kasom Police Station and Asonam Shinglai Tangkhul (40) s/o Shingali Chinaochung Tangkhul of Lungtin Village in Chandel District, said a statement by the police.
Based on a reliable information, the team of CDO/IE unit conducted random frisking and checking of suspected passersby at Mantripukhri Bazar, Imphal-East and arrested the two cadres.
Chuirei Makung is presently holding the post of self-styled Chairman of the outfit MTRA and Asonam Shinglai is presently working under the command of the first detainee.
Both of them have revealed that they came to Mantripukhri Bazar to collect extortion money which was made by their organisation.
The arrested persons along with the seized mobile phones have been handed over to the Heingang Police Station for taking up further necessary legal procedures against them.