Imphal, Apr 2 (PTI) A member of the Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA), a banned underground group in Manipur, was today arrested on charges of kidnapping a 70-year-old businessman and demanding ransom from his family, police said.
Chongtham Ibomcha, a resident of Taothong Syungba, kidnapped Soibam Dhanabir and demanded a ransom of Rs 2 crore on February 16 for his release. Dhanabir was rescued on February 23 by the police from Samurou area here, Additional SP S Ibomcha said.
A case has been registered and investigation is underway, the officer said.
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