Terrorism Update
Show/Hide Search
  Click to Enlarge

Incidents and Statements involving United Kuki Liberation Front: 2014



Nature of incident

February 6


The UKLF has categorically stated that political leaders of any political parties should be welcomed if they have a plan to visit Manipur.

February7 Manipur

The UKLF has urged contractors within its jurisdiction to maintain quality while implementing developmental works under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

March 30 Chandel

The UKLF, a constituent member of the UPF and one of the signatory of SoO pact with the Central and State Governments celebrated its 19th Raising Day at Nazareth Camp, Muvanphoi in Chandel District.

April 10 Imphal West

Commando unit of Imphal West District Police arrested a UKLF cadre, identified as Limminal Mate alias Lalpu while conducting frisking and checking in Imphal city area in front of BSNL Office, Babupara along NH-2 in Imphal West District. Investigation revealed that he along with his associates of UKLF abducted a truck driver from Kotlen area along Imphal-Jiribam road and subsequently extorted INR 1.1 million recently.

May 14 NS

UKLF stated its opposition to setting up of KNLF camp at Sembol village in Chandel District saying it would disturb the peace and tranquillity of the area while also urging the Govt to withdraw the same for the larger interest of the public. JM Thadou, 'information and publicity secretary' of UKLF, stated Semol area is the operational area of UKLF and the presence of an unfriendly group means confrontation between the two. UKLF also urged the Government to conduct reverification of cadres of the KNLF to ascertain whether all cadres who surrendered on September 9, 2013, were still in the ranks of KNLF.

May 24 NS

Contending that the designated camp being constructed at Semol village under Khengjoy sub-division of Chandel District has the consent of the MHA , KNLF called upon the people not to take in the false propaganda of UKLF.

June 7 Tuibuong/ Churachandpur

KNLF 'information and publicity secretary' Kolphe alleged that Chungjalen, elder brother of KNLF 'general secretary' Lalmoi alias Tonglenlal Haokip was shot by UKLF.

June 7 NS

Reacting to KNLF statements that they have been pressuring civil society leaders to put their signatures on a drafted memorandum, UKLF has clarified that it never forced anybody to put their signatures on any drafted memorandum.

June 9 NS

UKLF clarified that it has nothing to do with the shooting of Chungjalen Haokip.

June 28 Leingangtabi /Bishnupur And Serou Bazar/Thoubal

Individual identified as Najimuddin Shah was abducted by two armed youths and on learning that he was abducted, Police chased the abductors and found Najibuddin Shah abandoned at Serou Bazar in Thoubal District. The victim claimed that the abductors belonged to UKLF group.

July 1 NS

UKLF stated that they were not involved in the abduction of Mohammed Najibuddin Shah from the worksite of Model School at Leingangtabi in Bishnupur District, since they had signed SoO.

June 11 Churachandpur

There are 2 militants affiliated with UPF at Churachandpur District.

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 27 NS

KNLF stated that most Kuki Civil Organisations of Chandel have been instigated by UNLF.

August 29 NS

UKLF contradicted the claims of KNLF that UKLF instigated KCA TSA KSO KWHR in Chandel District to work against KNLF.

September 3 NS

One militant of UKLF arrested in month of August.

September 19 Sugnu /Chandel

UKLF hauled up three members of a gang identified as Thongpao, Vungneithang and Johna who were involved in kidnapping and extortion in the name of UKLF.

October 22 Chandel

Assistant Marketing Officer in Manipur Hills and Backward Development Co-operation Bank identified as Tongbram Ibomcha Alias Ibungomacha who was abducted on August 29 by UKLF from Phutap area of Churachandpur District, and kept at UKLF designated camp, managed to escape from the camp. He was kept in the camp for a ransom demand of INR 1.4 million.

September 26 Kakching Lamkhai/ Thoubal

UKLF militant Moirangthem Thambal Singh was arrested in a joint operation by AR and Kakching Police from Kakching Lamkhai in Thoubal.

October 27 NS

Refuting the media report of a 'kidnapped' bank employee escaping from the custody of UKLF, an individual identified as Letmang Haokip stated that the bank employee identified as Tongbram Ibomcha alias Ibungomacha was not kidnapped, but was detained by him for duping him a sum of INR 200,000 on false promise of providing a bank loan of INR 800,000.

October 29 NS

UKLF clarified that allegations of the outfit's involvement in abduction of an individual identified as Tongbram Ibomcha alias Ibungomacha was unfounded. Earlier it was reported that Tongbram Ibomcha, who was abducted on August 29, had escaped from abductors on October 22.

November 10 NS

Manipur Hills and Backward Development Co-operation Bank assistant marketing officer Ibomcha Tongbram who escaped on October 26 after being held captive stated that he was not abducted by UKLF and clarified that he didn't have any personal enmity with the organisation and didn't escape from their camp but from a house located near one of their camps.

November 10

Pallel bazar/Thoubal

SFs arrested an OGW of UKLF identified as Paolen Kipgen alias Lelen alias Chingin Khomba from Pallel bazar in Thoubal.

November 29 NS

UKLF, a constituent body of UPF, welcomed the proposed visit of PM to Manipur.

December 19 NS

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



Note:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.





Copyright © 2001 SATP. All rights reserved.