Manipur police arrested 4 active freedom fighters of PREPAK

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Manipur police arrested 4 active freedom fighters of PREPAK

Imphal: Four active freedom fighters of the banned People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) were arrested along with arms, ammunition, demand letters and Rs. 22,000 in cash, police said on Tuesday.
During the last 24 hours, arrests and seizures were made at various places in Imphal West district.
Acting on a tip-off, Manipur Police raided a suspected location and arrested two members of PREPAK (Progressive) from Imphal West district for extorting money from common people, shopkeepers.
After preliminary enquiry, the police also raided a hideout and arrested two members of the PREPAK (VC) outfit for allegedly extorting money from various shops in Imphal West district.

The following items are one .32 pistol along with one magazine with 4 live rounds, Cash of Rs. 22000 and two cards written as “PREPAK (Progressive)”, Finance Committee- one SAIMON, one mobile handset, two wallets, two Aadhaar cards, and one voter ID. Two cases have been registered for investigation, the police added.

The PREPAK is an armed liberation group in Manipur demanding a separate and independent homeland.

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