Guwahati: A team of the Army and police have arrested a militant leader of the Chin Kuki Liberation Army (CKLA) from Churachandpur in Manipur.

The accused was arrested by a joint team of the Assam Rifles and Manipur Police.

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During the operation, the police found one 9mm pistol and 11 live rounds of ammunition from him.

The arrested militant was identified as Hemkhothang Baite (46).

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The accused has been handed to the police.

Indian Army in a tweet wrote, “In a joint operation with @manipur_police,#IGARSouth under @Spearcorps apprehended active insurgent of proscribed group CKLA in Churachandpur Distt along with one 9mm pistol & 11 live rounds on 11 Nov. Cadre & recoveries handed over to Police.”

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