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Assam Rifles bust PLA's extortion racket Assam Rifles
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Assam Rifles bust PLA's extortion racket

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 13 Mar 2023, 05:51 pm

Imphal: Keithelmanbi Battalion, under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), busted PLA extortion racket by apprehending three PLA cadres with a considerable amount of war-like stores.

These cadres were extorting money from the local populace of Canchipur and surrounding areas on behalf of the Proscribed group.

One 9mm Pistol along with two magazines & 30 rounds of ammunition, two Chinese hand grenades & one detonator was recovered from the PLA Cadres.

These war like stores were being used by them to intimidate people who were selected as targets for extortion.

This operation delivered a blow to the proscribed outfit hindering it's funding day-to-day sustenance.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)