Imphal: A local court in Manipur on Friday remanded four suspected NSCN-IM cadres, who were arrested by the security force in Imphal on Thursday, to police custody for eight days.
The four alleged cadres of the NSCN-IM were arrested by a combined team of police commandos and troops of 16 Assam Rifles from ISBT (Inter State Bus Terminus) complex in Imphal’s Khuman Lampak on Thursday, around 10.30 am.
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They were intercepted during a counter insurgency operation launched by the combined team based on a tip-off regarding the presence of some cadres in the area.
Imphal police station where a case against them was registered after being handed over by the combined team of security force produced them to the court of the Imphal West chief judicial magistrate today.
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The court remanded them to police custody for eight days on the prayer of the investigating officer of the case.