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Incidents and Statements involving Kuki Revolutionary Army: 2014




Nature of incident

January 31

Senapati District

Two cadres of the KRA-U, identified as Letgoulien Chongloi alias Kenedy and Janggouthang Chongloi alias JC Michael, were executed by their own cadres, a Police officer said.

March 15 Imphal East

A team of Imphal East District Police conducted a search operation at New Lambulane area and arrested one cadre of Unification faction of KRA-U, identified as Nguljalen Haokip alias Len (37) along with a mobile handset.

June 21 Sadar Hills

KRA claimed its involvement hand in shooting and injuring women identified as Haijaneng Kipgen at Konghom village on June 17.

June 22 NS

In relation to the shooting incident on June 17, KNF stated that the fact the KRA is 'policing' the area with arms is a violation of SoO.

June 24 Imphal West

A KRA-U militant identified as Gouthang Gangte was arrested from Paona Bazar in Imphal West District by SFs. On follow up action, other two militants identified as Haominthang Kuki alias Jol and Lanminlen Gangte alias Len Gangte were arrested from Tribal Market in New Lambulane of Imphal West District Minuthong area MMTA Office in Imphal West District on the same day. On interrogation it was revealed that Gouthang Gangte along with other 2 militants had kidnapped a non-Manipuri broker Sunil from BT road fly over in Imphal West District on June 20 and demanded ransom of INR 1, 00, 00,000 from MJP Enterprise where he works.

July 11 Churachandpur

There are 17militant groups affiliated with KNO at Churachandpur District.

July 28 NS

UPF team headed by Araon Kipgen, will reach New Delhi on July 30 for a meeting with MHA officials. The current SoO with UPF will end by August 22.

August 9 NS

12 days before the expiry of the present term of SoO of UPF uncertainty hangs whether UPF will sign for extension of SoO.

August 9 Jalenbung/ Ukhrul

SFs arrested a KRA militant Jangkholet Haokip alias David from Jalenbung village in Ukhrul District

August 12 NS

UPF convenor Aaron Kipgen stated that they have apprised the Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju the issues concerning UPF and the need to expedite the political peace process and submitted a memorandum for immediate appointment of interlocutor.

August 13 NS

UPF decided to agree to extend the SoO term after its expiry on August 22.

September 22 Nongren Bazar/ Imphal East

AR and Lamlai Police arrested an OGW of KRA-U Ningthoujam Birjit from Nongren Bazar in Imphal East.

October 7 NS

Although SoO pact between UPF State Government and GoI has been extended by an year, no tripartite political dialogue will be held as KNO have certain grudges against the Government.

October 13 NS

KNA 'information and publicity secretary LH Stephen' stated that KRA, which is under SoO has opened a new 'army 'head quarters' called 'Tintong battalion' at Veitum Kholen, New Keithelmanbi in Imphal West District under command of 'sergeant major' Ronald Haokip ON October 8. He also added that the new 'army headquarters' has 11 automatic rifles.

October 16 Sadar Hills

The 'department of finance' of KRA-U denied any involvement in monetary demand and issuing threat along the National Highway from Senapati to Sapormeina. . The 'finance secretary' of the outfit, S Tommy Kuki expressed concern that there were many extortion and monetary demands in the outfits name without its knowledge.

November 6 Saikul market/Senapati

SFs arrested two KRA militants identified as Thangeo Hangsing and Lungminthang Chongloi, from Saikul market in Senapati. One .22 pistol with six rounds of live ammunition and one syringe and 10 mg of heroin were recovered from them.

November 12

Lhungtin/ Senapati

Memorial stone of former 'commander in chief' of KRA Hangshing alias K Hangshing was erected at KRA Gamnom designated camp at Lhungtin village in Senapati District.

December 7 Gamnom Sapormeina /Senapati

The 'chairman' of KNO/KRA-U, a SoO signatory group, identified as Paokhothang alias Thangboi Chongloi, was shot dead by unidentified militants near Khengjang cemetery under Gamnom Sapormeina Police station in Senapati District.

December 7 Koubru Leikha /Senapati

Police recovered a dead body of one Kamminlal Chongloi near Koubru Leikha in Senapati District. An unconfirmed source suspected that the body was that of a cadre of KRA-U.

December 19 NS

1059 UPF militants under the SoO have surrendered before the Government, said Deputy Cm Gagairam.



Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.





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