Manipur Violence / Forced in front of the mob of women, the army released 12 militants; returned only with weapons

Zoom News : Jun 25, 2023, 12:14 PM
Manipur Violence: The violence that has been going on in Manipur since last month has not stopped yet. To control the violence, curfew has been imposed in many districts. Internet is banned. The government has put the army on the front to restore peace. Meanwhile, a big development was witnessed on Saturday. Wherein, the security forces were forced to leave 12 militants of Kanglei Yavol Kanna Lup (KYKL) due to the crowd.

Security forces surrounded 12 militants of Kanglei Yavol Kanna Lup in a village when a crowd of about 1500 people led by women came forward. Seeing the crowd, the security forces were forced to release the 12 militants who were caught after hard work. Moirangthem Tamba alias Uttam was also included in the 12 militants. Tamba was the mastermind of the 2015 attack in which 18 security forces personnel were killed.

The Defense PRO in Imphal told that the security forces personnel made repeated appeals to the crowd to disperse but the people did not back down. In the end, the militants were forced to leave. However, the security forces have seized a large quantity of weapons recovered from the militants. This is not the first time that women have come forward to save the militants. Even before this such a case has come to the fore.

The path of the CBI team was blocked

On June 22, a mob led by women protesters blocked the path of a CBI team. The CBI team which was going to enter the Manipur Police Training College to investigate the robbery of arms. Just a day later, on June 23, in a tweet, the army said that a women-led mob prevented security personnel from entering the area from where armed miscreants were firing with automatic guns.

Violence started on 3 May

Manipur has been burning in the fire of violence since May 3. The violence began when the first clash between the Kuki and Meitei communities took place on May 3 in protest against the grant of Scheduled Tribe (ST) status. Within no time, the clash turned into violence and spread across the state. Hundreds of houses were burnt. So far more than 100 people have died. Thousands of people have been kept in relief camps while hundreds of families have been displaced.