Ex-Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma claims ULFA (I) is trying to reorganize 'dormant' militant groups

Ex-Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma claims ULFA (I) is trying to reorganize 'dormant' militant groups

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Shillong: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has claimed that the United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) is trying to reorganize "dormant" militant outfits, especially those from Meghalaya. The Congressman also claimed that militants have been witnessed in Meghalaya in recent times.

Garo Hills and the Western part of Meghalaya has always been looked at by the insurgent groups of NE as a safe corridor and safe haven where militant camps have been set up for the training of these ultras, Sangma further claimed.

Claiming that he has received inputs about the resurgence of militancy in the Meghalaya Hills, Mukul Sangma added that he has "pressed the alarm bell" in view of the ongoing developments.

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"ULFA is trying to once again trying to reach out to members of some small militant outfits," Sangma recently told the media, adding that the emergence of a number of small outfits has been witnessed in recent times.

Sangma further added that he has received 'inputs' that in the South West Khasi Hills, armed militants have been moving in groups of more than 10. "There is a kind of situation where the Government has let the guard down," he stated, adding that militants have also been witnessed roaming about in other regions of the state. This, Sangma stated, is a cause for great concern.

Meanwhile, ULFA (I) Chief Paresh Baruah's nephew Rupak Axom AKA Munna has gone missing in the jungles of Myanmar. This has been confirmed by the Commander-in-Chief Baruah himself. Munna was reportedly suffering from schizophrenia.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Nov 05, 2020