IMPHAL: Security Forces in a joint operation with Police apprehended a hardcore insurgent of proscribed insurgent group on 17 December near Yaralpat area, Imphal East.
Based on specific inputs, Security Forces along with Police launched an operation and apprehended a Self-Styled Captain, who is the Area Commander of Imphal East of proscribed group UNLF.
Two AK-56 Rifles, one 9mm Pistol Beretta, one point 38 Pistol, 143 rounds of AK-56, 10 rounds of 9mm Pistol and nine rounds of .38 Pistol were recovered from his possesion.
In addition, bomb making materials consisting of three electronic circuits, two dry cell batteries, one remote control device and a four-meter-long wire were also recovered.
The apprehended insurgent along with the recovered items was handed over to Porompat police station for further investigation.