UG cadre arrested in AMSU office bomb attack case

The arrested person has been identified as one Huidrom Ajit alias Langdai, 45, son of H Sarat of Khagempalli Huidrom Leikai, Imphal West.


Bomb blast at AMSU HQ, Imphal, Manipur (File Photo: IFP)

A combined team of Imphal West district commando arrested one active cadre of proscribed underground group (UG) in connection with the bomb blast incident at AMSU office and remanded him to five-day police custody.

The arrested person has been identified as one Huidrom Ajit alias Langdai, 45, son of H Sarat of Khagempalli Huidrom Leikai, Imphal West.

Police reported that he was picked up from his residence on Saturday at around 5:30 am for verification in connection with the bomb blast that occurred on Tuesday last at around 7:30 pm at AMSU head office located inside the campus of DM University, Imphal.

On examination, he disclosed that he joined the said underground group in 2010 through one Umakanta of the group and got his basic military training in 2010. His batch number is 37 and his army number is 2342.

Ajit was also arrested earlier in the year 2015 and was out on bail. He is presently working under the command of one organisation secretary major, Nongdon of the proscribed underground group. He admitted that under the instruction of his commander he went to AMSU office in the month of March and threatened the office bearers and advisors not to hold election for new office bearers of AMSU. He also threatened that if they hold the election they will face the consequences.

Ajit was produced in front of duty magistrate, Imphal West and remanded till June 17 for investigation.

 

First Published:June 13, 2021, 8:02 p.m.

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