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KSO Moltam Block suspends blockade along NH-37

The KSO Moltam Block had imposed an indefinite blockade since midnight of November 9 in connection with the torching of NHIDCL's excavator on November 7 by some unidentified armed group suspected to be cadres of the NSCN (I-M).

ByKangpokpi Correspondent

Updated 11 Nov 2022, 4:32 am

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The Kuki Students' Organisation Moltam Block has decided to suspend its ongoing blockade along the National Highway 37 (Imphal-Jiribam) road with immediate effect following an agreement between the student body and the state government at New Keithelmanbi Police Station on Thursday.

The KSO Moltam Block had imposed an indefinite blockade since midnight of November 9 in connection with the torching of NHIDCL's excavator between Bijang village and Thanglongbung village under New Keithelmanbi Police Station on November 7 by some unidentified armed group suspected to be cadres of the NSCN (I-M).

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The student body had earlier warned to impose an indefinite blockade if the perpetrators committing the crime are not booked within 24 hours and subsequently imposed the blockade since the culprits are booked within the stipulated time.

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In the meeting attended by KSO Moltam Block leaders in the presence of Nishit Kumar Ujjwal, IPS, IGP (Zone-III), Amrita Sinha, IPS, SP Kangpokpi, Tholu Rocky, MPS, Addl. SP (LO) Kangpokpi, Abdul Kalam, MPS, Addl. SP(Ops) Kangpokpi, Sheimang Khongsai, MPS, SDPO Kangpokpi, and Inspector K. Budhachandra Khuman, OC New Keithelmanbi, the KSO Moltam Block leaders placed a few grievances and concerns relating to the arson that occurred on November 7.

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Though the detailed agreement was not disclosed, some key agreements and understanding arrived during the meeting which lasted for a few hours.

Consequently, the KSO Moltam Block suspended its ongoing blockade with immediate effect while appealing to the state Government to take swift actions in consonance with the agreements and understanding in the meeting.

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Kangpokpi Correspondent

Kangpokpi Correspondent

KANGPOKPI district, Manipur

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