A team of the United Naga Council (UNC), the All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) and the Naga Women Union (NWU) visited "Puiluan village under Nungba sub division under Tamenglong district” on September 26 and met villagers regarding the alleged bomb planting incident.
UNC president S Kho John, general secretary S Milan, information secretary Stephen, NWU president Asha, AC Thotso, general secretary of ANSAM and others visited the village.
The UNC team held a separate meeting with the villagers, including the chairman and his team on September 26 evening. The UNC team was briefed by the villagers about the incident.
“During the interaction with the village council and women society leaders, it has been confirmed that a constable by the name Thiyam Ashok Singh of the 87 Bn CRPF posted at Puiluan village planted trap-bomb near the National Highway 37 at about 7:30 am. The CRPF man was caught red handed by the women folks,” the UNC alleged.
The UNC said that the “intention has not been revealed to us, but the constable admittedly told to his post commander DSP RK Tonglun (CRPF) and in the presence of the village council and women folk that he planted the bomb under the directive of Assam Rifles”.
The UNC then said, “For immediate investigations and stringent actions against all the ranks and files of these criminal jawans of the security forces involved, the UNC will write a representation to the Home Ministry and other authorities concerned”. The UNC then warned, “Failing on the part of the government, the UNC will see that these criminal jawans do not go scot free”.