Nine arrested in operation
Chandel : September 4 : Personnel of the 5th Grenadiers
stationed at Chandel raided Lamphu Chiru Anal village about 15
kilometres from Chandel police station and arrested up nine
villagers, according to a reliable source. The villagers were at
prayers when the security personnel came into the village and
searched several houses. All the vilagers were made to gather at
the church compound for verification and lateron nine villagers
including the pastor were taken by the troops.
Women of the village later on gathered
before the office of the Superintendent of Police, Chandel and
pleaded for his intervention to release the arrested person.
(September 4 : 9 AM)