Manipur Police to expand surveillance network over active militant groups


IMPHAL | SEPT 07, 2020:

Manipur Police has been instructed to cull information from the Kuki militant groups which are under Suspension of Operation (SoO) and active in Churachandpur District in connection with the robbery of 1.15 crore rupees in the district, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said.

Singh also said, three suspects have been picked up for questioning in connection with the robbery case and investigation into the matter is on.

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Some crucial leads had been gathered from CCTV cameras. The State DGP had also been instructed to visit Churachandpur to supervise the investigation.

The banker, identified as Arambam Ranjan Meitei (37), an employee of the State Bank of India (SBI), was shot dead while he was on the way to load cash in 16 ATMs outside the bank's Churachandpur main branch.