IMPHAL, April 8 - Two PREPAK activists have been arrested from Lamphel Sanakeithel in Imphal West district in connection with the hand grenade attack at the residence of a retired government officer on April 4.
The 43-year-old accused Irom Boy Singh was arrested from his residence and based on the disclosure of the nabbed PREPAK activist, another cadre L Somokanta Singh @ Shyamo (46) was also apprehended on Wednesday, a senior police officer said.
Investigation further revealed that Irom Boy had been recruiting new cadres for the banned group, the police officer said.
In another development, the proscribed outfit claimed responsibility for the hand grenade attack. The claim was made in a statement to the media. � PTI