A jawan of the 5th Manipur Rifles has decamped with four arms and ammunition last night, said police source on Saturday.
The personnel accompanied one AK rifle, one Insas rifle and two SLRs with ammunitions while deserting a 5 battalion Manipur Rifles post at Chingphutung village of Tamenglong district last night.
Jamkholal Lhupheng (rifleman no. 022006178), a resident of Maphou Kuki village of Saikul sub-division of Imphal East district was believed to have been deserted the post last night between midnight and 2 am which was assigning as sentry duty at the post.
The Manipur Rifles post there was being opened to protect railway workers engaging in the construction of tunnel for the Jiribam to Tupul railway line near tunnel 14.
The deserted personnel might have joined the United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) said a source. UNA
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