Imphal, July 19: National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) has alleged the 5th AR trooper of allegedly abducting one of its members and forcing him to sign as member of NSCN-K under duress. A press statement issued by the Ministry of Information & Publicity of the GPRN/NSCN stated that the 5th Assam Riffles illegally abducted Aloto A.Sumi Razau Peyu of NSCN/GPRN, son of Ahoto Sumi of Aotsakilimi Village under Zunheboto District on July 18, 2016. at 3 am.
“It is very strange on the part of 5th Assam Riffle to let him forcibly signed as having belong to NSCN Khaplang”, the MIP statement said.
It further added that the incident is the 4th such incident where NSCN-IM cadres were abducted by 5th Assam Riffles and forcibly made to sign as a member of NSCN-Khaplang group.
The MIP statement warns 5 AR trooper not to repeat such act in future and asked them to release Aloto A.Sumi Razau Peyu Sumi Region immediately. It said the NSCN can no longer tolerate such provocations and humiliations devoid of ceasefire agreed ground rules.