IMPHAL, Feb 10 � Imphal West police said Friday five activists, including an elected Nagar Panchayat Councilor of CorCom (Coordination Committee of seven militant outfits) involved in hurling bombs at residences of Congress candidates have been arrested and two hand grenades were seized from them in the last 24 hours.
All the arrested five are members of the proscribed PREPAK, which is a constituent of the CorCorm, police said.
Sanatomba, the councilor, is believed to have been involved in a series of activities, the police said, adding a team of Imphal West police picked him up from Moirangkhom in the district yesterday.
In the follow up action, the police team also arrested another PREPAK member Santa, following information provided by Sanatomba on the same day and two bombs were also recovered from their possession.
During the electioneering, Sanatomba instructed Santa to collect five bombs from a PREPAK cadre, he further said.