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Banned KPC member sent to judicial custody

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A today sent Manipur's proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party's (KCP) member Inugbam Sanatombi Devi, arrested along with its chief here on January 12, to two-day judicial custody.

Metropolitan Magistrate Ashish Gupta sent Devi to Tihar Jail after the police said she was not required for custodial probe.

The police, however, said it might seek her fresh custody in the coming days if they needed to confront her with some other members, who have been apprehended in and are being brought here.

Devi and chief Khoirom Ranjit were arrested on January 12 from East Delhi's Mayur Vihar area.

Ranjit is currently in the police custody till January 19 as the had on January 12 allowed agency's plea after it claimed that he was to be taken to for investigation.

The Special Cell of police had claimed that the accused had shifted the terror outfit's base to and were planning to carry out terror strikes here.

It had told the that one laptop, eight mobile phones, four pen drives and 49 sim cards were recovered from their possession.

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First Published: Sat, January 14 2017. 17:48 IST