Imphal, 9 Jan 2023; A homecoming for Manipur militants was held at 1st Battalion of the Manipur Rifles, Imphal as 43 arms militant cadres from 9 outfits laid down arms.
Homecoming ceremony for Manipur militants was attended by Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, Director General of Police among others.
43 cadres of different Manipur militants outfits also surrendered 19 arms. The armed Manipur militants belongs to 9 outfits namely KYKL, UNLF, PLA, PREPAK, KCP, KCP(N), KCO(PWG), NSCN(U) and PREPAK (PRO)
The 43 cadres of different underground groups include
- 13 from KYKL,
- 5 members each from PLA/RPF, and KCP(N) and UNLF
- 11 KCP(PWG),
- 1 PREPAK , 2 from PREPAK(PRO) and
- 1 cadre NSCN(U)
The Manipur militants cadres also surrendered 19 arms including 13 pistols, one 9 mm gun SMG, 2 AK series, one 12 mm bore gun, one muzzle loaded gun, one hand gun; 17 hand grenades, 5 handheld sets; one Kenwood set; 9 PEK; 5 IED, and 209 ammunition.
11 Militants Surrendered To Assam Rifles
11 cadres of different insurgent groups have surrendered to the Jwalamukhi Battalion at Motbung post with arms, explosives, and other ammunition on Thursday.
The surrendered cadres were given free medical check-ups and food and later handed over to the 7th Manipur Rifles along with weapons and ammunition for further investigation and follow-up action, according to a source from the Assam Rifles.
ELEVEN UNDER GROUND CADRES SURRENDER IN MANIPUR— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) January 7, 2023
Concerted efforts of Jwalamukhi Battalion of #AssamRifles to convince insurgent cadres to rejoin the mainstream resulted in eleven cadres of different VBIGs willingly surrendering with arms, (1/2) pic.twitter.com/5Z4KzeUi1h