Chief of banned Manipur outfit held near ISBT
NEW DELHI: Ahead of the 71st Independence day, the Special Cell of Delhi Police has busted a module of Manipur-based banned terrorist outfit, Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP–PWG) with the arrest of its top leadership including Commander-in-Chief of KCP-Tamnganba faction Laishram Ranjit Meitei alias Manao, 45, along with Finance Secretary of KCP (Lamjanba Khuman LK Faction), Khumanthem Naobicha Singh alias Jack, 36, and an OGW of KCP-LK Thoidam Chaothoi alias Chingsang, 30.
All the three accused persons were arrested from outside the Tibetan monastery near ISBT on Sunday. Police say they were planning to set up a base in Delhi to commit their anti-national activities.
As a part of secret input it was learnt that wanted accused was staying in Kakarbeta area near West Bengal- Nepal border. The cops then started technical surveillance of the suspects. The special cell team then laid the trap and Laishram Ranjit Meitei alias Tamnganba, was arrested along with two of other leaders of KCP.
"Laishram Ranjit Meitei is the Commander-in-chief of banned terrorist organisation KCP. He has disclosed about his involvement in terrorist activities and in the cases of Manipur. He has earlier been arrested by Manipur Police and was on the run for the past five years and carrying out his anti national activities," said DCP Specail Cell PS Kushwah.
Khumanthem Naobicha alias Jack, disclosed that he is an active member and Finance Secretary of the terrorist outfit KCP(LK) faction and had recently come in contact with the above mentioned Meitei. Thoudam Chaothoi Singh is also an active member of the group.
They used to extort money from different government authorities, local businessman, private schools, leaders of political parties, operators of oil tankers by sending them threatening demand letters.
The cadres based at Manipur used to collect extortion money from the victims and later, the same money was distributed between different wings of the banned outfit.