Two active militants of the United Kuki Liberation Army (Military Council) have been arrested by troopers of Assam Rifles from Manipur’s Churachandpur district.
As per a report, the militants were involved in extortion activities in the region.
Security forces, based on specific inputs, conducted an operation and nabbed the duo.
During the operation, a printed and signed “demand” letter being used for illegal extortion was recovered along with 11 SP tablets.
UKLA (MC) is a newly formed “non-Suspension of Operation (SoO)” insurgent group.
The arrested UKLA (MC) militants have been identified as Letjakai Touthang, self-styled “finance secretary” of the outfit, and Sominhao Touthang, self-styled “home secretary”. Both hail from Churachandpur district.