Manipur: Assam Rifles troops apprehend PLA militant in Churachandpur

Imphal: In a major breakthrough against valley-based insurgent groups (VBIGs) operating across the India-Myanmar border, the Assam Rifles arrested a militant of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) from Valpakot village in Manipur‘s Churachandpur district.

PLA is a valley-based terror outfit involved in multiple attacks on Assam Rifles troops guarding the border with Myanmar.

Based on specific intelligence about the presence of a PLA rebel in Valpakot village of Churachandpur, troops of Assam Rifles launched an operation on Wednesday and successfully apprehended him.

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The arrested militant has been identified as Telem Amit Kumar Singh alias Lintao, a resident of Mamang Leikai in Imphal West district.

The arrested rebel has been handed over to Churachandpur police station for further legal investigation.

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