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Assam : Last few remaining Kuki National Liberation Front (KNLF) Insurgents surrenders with arms

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On Friday, the last Kuki National Liberation Front (KNLF) cadres in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district surrendered to Assam Police.

In Karbi Anglong, 27 militants surrendered and handed over 17 firearms to the DIG and Superintendent of Police, including four assault rifles. The list listed six weapons made in the country.

Assam CM says its a major achievement

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Assam’s Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, has described it as an important step toward long-term peace in the state.

“Under the guidance of Adarniya PM Shri @narendramodi ji & HM Shri @AmitShah ji, we’ve had a major achievement towards permanent peace in Assam. Last remaining cadres of UPRF/KNLF(KUKI) surrendered & handed over 17 weapons including 4 assault rifles to DIG & SP, Karbi Anglong”, CM Sarma tweeted.

In a ceremony attended by a deputy inspector general (DIG) of police and the Karbi Anglong superintendent of police, Chief Minister Sarma claimed the militant cadres joined the mainstream.

Formation of KNLF

The Kuki National Liberal Front (KNLF) was founded on May 18, 1988, under the leadership of Ranco Thangboi Kuki, particularly to challenge the authority of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) in Kuki-populated districts.

Objective of the group

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The major goal is to establish a distinct state or union territory for the Kuki people, as well as to bring all Kukis together in their new homeland, ‘Kukiland.’

Also Read: Pictures of IPS officer Vaibhav Nimbalkar healing after seriously injured at Assam-Mizoram border clash emerge

KNLF general secretary demise

In 2017, as per police report, Lalmoi Haokip, the general secretary of the Kuki National Liberation Front (KNLF), was slain in an attack by unidentified assailants in the Manipur hill district of Churachandpur.

Gunmen attacked Haokip with hand grenades and weapons, killing him on the spot, according to a senior police officer.

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