Guwahati: Security forces arrested a leader of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in Manipur’s Moreh district on Friday.
The leader of the banned outfit has been identified as- Ningombam Yaimongba Singh(34) alias Pumba alias Engel. He has been holding the post of Director of Minority Affairs of the RPF/PLA.
PLA, the armed wing of the banned Revolutionary People’s Front(RPF).
According to police, he was nabbed at Kotha Lamkhai near the international border with Moreh on Friday afternoon.
Based on specific intelligence about the presence of a valley-based underground group in the Kotha Lamkhai area of Tengnoupal District, a combined team of 20 Assam Rifles troops and special commandos conducted frisking and checking at Kotha Lamkhai at 5:00 pm.
Singh is an active member of the banned RPF/PLA, having joined the outfit in 2003 through one Naoba Singh of Jiribam.
He is working under the command of Lt Col. Amuchou of Kakching Khunou (Assistant Secretary of Minority Affairs).
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