IMPHAL, June 23 - Assam Rifles personnel apprehended a cadre of the banned People Liberation Army from Ganesh Gate near International Gate No. 2 at Moreh in Tengnoupal district on June 21. The arrested militant has been identified as Nilachandra alias Kshretimayam Singh (38), a resident of Imphal West. He was later handed over to Moreh Police.
Meanwhile, the Assam Rifles said that the Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) recovered 3,000 WY tablets in two separate incidents on Friday and Saturday. On June 22, 1,000 WY tablets were recovered from a Maruti van during checking at Khudengthabi. The contraband substance is valued at Rs 5 lakh. One Lalramchuani (39) was arrested and handed over to the Moreh Police Station.
In another incident today, 2,000 WY tablets, valued at Rs 10 lakh, were found in a Maruti Eeco van during checking at Khudengthabi. One Thenkholun Baite (54) was held and handed over to Moreh Police.