The Coordinating Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) on Wednesday questioned where the security forces and Assam Rifles were while the Chin-Kuki militants were transporting the large arm consignments along the Manipur-Myanmar road.
A release issued by COCOMI media coordinator Somorendro Thokchom alleged that more and more evidence surfaced of Assam Rifles supporting the Chin-Kuki militants and narco-terrorists.
Citing India Today’s report of three truckloads of arms consignments being transported by Chin Kuki militants along the Manipur-Myanmar border from the Chin-Myanmar border, it questioned where the security forces and Assam Rifles were since they were supposed to secure the borders.
“Considering the many incidents which are evident of the nexus between the AR and the Chin Kuki narco-terrorists, COCOMI demands the government of India to remove the Assam Rifles from Manipur,” it added.
“Why are the security forces relentlessly conducting combing operations in the valley while allowing the Chin Kuki terrorists to carry sophisticated arms and wreak havoc on innocent civilians?” it questioned.
It alleged that the Assam Rifles have been supporting and encouraging the drug trade and narco-terrorism stating that there have been many reported incidents of Assam Rifles personnel being involved in the trade of large consignments of drugs.
COCOMI questioned the integrity of the Assam Rifles, accusing the AR of being mute spectators of the onslaughts of the Kuki militants on the peripheral regions, including Sugnu, Serou, Tairenpokpi, Leimakhong Chingmang, Kangchup, Kanto Sabal, Dolaithabi, Ekou, Chanung etc.
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