MCPM general secretary remained untraceable
Maoist Communist Party Manipur (MCPM) Tuesday alleged that whereabouts of its general secretary comrade Chingranglen Meitei remained untraceable since he was whisked away allegedly by suspected Indian security personnel. A statement of the outfit signed by its publicity and propaganda secretary Nonglen Meitei alleged that the general secretary was picked up by security force personnel who came in two vehicles, speaking both Hindi and Manipuri.
However, the statement failed to give details regarding the date and from where the general secretary was picked, but alleged that the security personnel intercepted him while contacting with other members of the outfit along with two other members. The two members who companied the general secretary managed to escape, it added.
Three Naxals arrested during joint operation, weapons seized
Three Naxalites were on Wednesday arrested and weapons recovered from their possession during a combing operation in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist-hit Bijapur district. The cadres were nabbed from restive Surakheda village forests under Bhairamgadh police station limits when they were trying to escape, a senior police official said.
A team of district police was on a search operation in the Bhairamgadh region, around 450 kms away from the state capital, since Tuesday when they spotted the trio in the forests along with weapons. Later, the security personnel apprehended them, the official said. Those arrested were identified as Heera Tati (24), deputy commander of Bhairamgadh LGS (Local Guerrilla Squad) of the Maoist, Jogu Telam (20) and Mangu Potami (21).