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Incidents and Statements involving Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup: 2016



Nature of incident

January 12

Tumukhong / Imphal East District

AR troops and District Police commandos launched a joint operation in Tumukhong in Imphal East District and arrested three cadres of KYKL.

January 12

Soibam Leikai / Imphal East District

Based on reliable information about the presence of some KCP cadres in and around Soibam Leikai area, a team of Imphal East District Police commando conducted search operation, and arrested two active cadres of KCP-N, identified as Yengkokpam Ranjan Singh alias Amuba (46) of Top Mayai Leikai and Kshetrimayum Romesh Singh alias Inaocha (39) of Kongpal Naoroibam Leikai. Investigation revealed that Romesh was also working for KYKL and involved in extortion of money from SK Oil nominees of Imphal East and West Districts.

April 1 Nambol Thongkha / Bishnupur District

A woman cadre of the KYKL, identified as Mayanglangbam Victoria Devi, was arrested by a combined team of SFs and Manipur Police at Nambol Thongkha in Bishnupur District. One Chinese-made hand grenade concealed in a mobile hand set cover box, two mobile handsets and four SIM cards were recovered from her possession.

April 29


DGAR, Lieutenant General Harminderjit Singh Sachdev said that India and Myanmar have started joint border patrolling in some stretches of the "unfenced border" between both the countries. "In some places (joint border patrolling) it has started but not fully. The patrolling has not started all over, but in some specific areas. They (Myanmarese Army) also come and we also go there (Myanmar)," Sachdev said on the sidelines of investiture ceremony of the Assam Rifles. India has been urging Myanmar to take action against the rebels which include Manipur-based UNLF, PLA, KYKL, PREPAK; Assam-based ULFA and the NSCN-K operating from Sagaing division and the Chin State of Myanmar.

May 1 Imphal West District

Based on specific intelligence regarding movement of the UG cadres in general area of Wangoi and Samurau of Imphal West District, a combined team of the 12 Bihar Regiment of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of headquarters of IGAR-S and Wangoi Police Commandos under the supervision of 12 Bihar Regiment and ASP, Imphal West District launched counter insurgency operations in the area, and arrested six militants of the KYKL. During the operation, a vehicle check post was established at Oinam and the team arrested an active cadre and two OWGs of KYKL.

May 10

Thoubal District

One active member of KNF-N was arrested at Nongbram village in Thoubal District by Manipur Police commandos and troops of AR. The cadre was allegedly involved in transportation of arms and ammunition for the outfit. A member of the MDF faction of the KYKL was also arrested from Uyumpok in Imphal East District. Based on the statement of the militant, another KYKL militant was arrested from Pukhao Laipham in the District. Police said that the duo was allegedly involved in extorting INR 5,000 from the teaching staff of primary schools.

May 11

Imphal West District

Imphal West District Police arrested a KYKL cadre, identified as Kongkham Domorendro alias Apabi (45) during an operation at Singjamei Chingamakha in Imphal West District. Police team recovered one 9mm pistol along with a magazine and three live rounds and three Chinese hand grenades from his house. Domorendro revealed that he is an active member of KYKL working under the command of 'self styled captain' of KYKL, Khundrakpam Somorjit alias Santa Macha alias Radha of Thanga Lawai Sabal Leikai. Somorjit is presently staying in Tamu in Myanmar.

May 11

Imphal West District

A KYKL cadre, identified as Leimapokpam Rajendro alias Ibungo (31) was also arrested from his house in Imphal West District. During the spot inquiry, Rajendro stated that he joined KYKL under one Soibam Arun (45) from his locality and presently working under the command of 'self styled captain' Khundrakpam Somorjit alias Santa Macha alias Radha of Thanga Lawai Sabal Leikai. The source said that Rajendro had admitted that he along with Domorendro had served demand letters and made demand calls to various educational institutions, oil pumps and hotels under the instruction of Somorjit.

December 26


The KLO observed its 'martyrs day' at 'United Base Camp' at an undisclosed location. Apart from Jiban Singh Koch( Singha Koch), the self styled 'chairman' of KLO, permanent founder members of the UNLFW, 'commander-in-chief (c-in-c) 'general' Kumchok and deputy 'c-in-c' 'lieutenant general' Niki Sumi of NSCN-K, JK Lijang 'president' PDCK, 'president' B Saoraigwra and 'general secretary' BR Ferengga of NDFB-IKS, Suchin Borok, 'organizing secretary' of NLFT, 'captain' Litpa Meitei of KYKL, 'captain' Mani Meitei of KCP were present in the meeting according to the report.



Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.






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