Three IM Kilonsers arrested by police
IMPHAL | Mar 20
The Imphal West district police commandos reportedly arrested three high ranking members of the NSCN-IM including a Kilonser today afternoon.
Reports said that the NSCN-IM cadres were arrested at around 12.30 pm led by SDPO(Ops) Thangkhochon Haokip and OC police commandos Imphal West Thaingampou under the supervision of Additional SP (Ops) Imphal West, Dr S Ibomcha.
The arrested NSCN-IM have been identified as one Tongsin Bengam Anal alias Prem, 70, son of (L) Tongsin Mohnim of Panchai alias Abungnikhu Village, Chandel district head quarter; Tongsin Thumwar, 42, son of (L) Tongsin Chanthoi of Lambung Village, Chandel Head Quarter and Nula Hrangam Anal, 45, son of (L) Nula Darkel Anal of Hnatham Village, Chandel district.
It is learnt that Bengam is the member of steering committee of NSCN-IM, equivalent to Kilonser (Minister) of the outfit and also Ex-CAO of Khurmi region.
Thumwar and Hrangam is said to be deputy Kilonsers of the outfit.
They have been reportedly handed over to Sekmai police station for necessary legal action, said the report.