|2 HPC(D) cadres arrested|
AIZAWL, Sept 22 - Mizoram Police last night arrested two Hmar People’s Convention Democrats (HPC-D) militants at Hmarkhawlien, a small town in Cachar district of Assam inhabited by the Hmar tribe, police sources said today.
The two HPC(D) militants, identified as self-styled sergeant Lalchuailova (36) alias LC Hmar and self-styled private Reuben Lalromawia (19), have allegedly taken part in the ambush of an MLA convoy on March 28 this years. The two are also believed to be bodyguards of Lalbiakliana alias Biaka Hmar, who oversaw the Zokhawthiang ambush.
The Mizoram Police also arrested four civilians, including 68-year-old H Lala, father of self-styled commander Lalbiakliana. The civilians, except H Lala, were later released. The arrested persons were brought to Aizawl today and police remand is being sought from the Magistrate for interrogation.