IMPHAL, April 5 - United Kuki Liberation Army (UKLA) chief carrying a Rs 1 lakh reward on his head was arrested along with two other top leaders of the outfit during an operation on Wednesday.
�The trio were arrested from Hotel Serena at Senapati by a joint team of Senapati and Kangpokpi police during an operation around 1.30 am today,� Manipur DGP LM Khaute told a press meet here.
He said the operation was carried out in the hotel following a tip off that led to the arrest of the UKLA militant leaders.
The arrested UKLA president Thangkhosei Guite alias James is a resident of Bunglung village under Kangpokpi district and his two subordinates were identified as Seigoulen Doungel alias Gogju of Puleijang village under Saikul and Lenkhomang Kipgen alias Mamang of Keithelmanbi Ward No. 6 under Kangpokpi, the DGP informed.
He further said the three militants were involved in kidnapping of a worker belonging to Keystone Infrastructure Private Ltd and also involved in several extortion cases.