Manipur. On 13.05.2021, NIA arrested Mayanglambam Siromani (32 years) @ Kesper @ Casper S/o M Romesh Singh. R/o Kakching Khunou Angom Leikai, PS- Waikhong, Dist. Kakching, Manipur in NIA case (Ambush on ROP of 4th Assam Rifles).
The case was initially registered at PS Chakpikarong, District Chandel, Manipur relating to an ambush on ROP of 4th Assam Rifle at Chamol-Sajik Tampak Road, Dist Chandel, Manipur, resulting in martyrdom of 01 AR personnel and severe injury to 01 other. 02 terrorists were also killed in the encounter. NIA had re-registered the case on 29/03/2018 u/s 121/ 121(A)/ 302/307/326/400 of IPC and section 25(1-C) of Arms Act, Section 04 of Explosives Act & 16, 18, 20 & 38 of UA(P) Act and taken over the investigation.
During investigation it was revealed that Mayanglambam Siromani was involved in the conspiracy for attack on the road opening party of Assam Rifles. Based on the evidence, he was charge sheeted while absconding. Further he was declared proclaimed offender and a cash reward of Rs 2 lacs was announced for information leading to his apprehension.
The arrested accused was an active operative of PLA/RPF in 252 Mobile BN of PLA/RPF based in Myanmar. He along with his co-accused had escaped after the ambush on Assam Rifles on 15/11/2017, to Myanmar. The accused was produced before the Hon’ble Special Court Imphal and taken on police remand for five days.