Enpo, frontal organisations condemn ambush on AR personnel
Dimapur, May 27 (EMN): The Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (Enpo) along with six federating tribal bodies and several other frontal organisations have condemned the ambush by unidentified persons on Assam Riffle personnel between Tobu and Ukha, Mon district, on May 25 which killed two security personnel and injured four others.
“The incident is contrary to the 18th December Tuensang Resolution based on popular public prayer and demand for peace and tranquillity within ENPO jurisdiction, which is based on people’s experiences of years of hardships and violence particularly fratricidal killings,” read a joint statement from nine civil society bodies.
“It has appealed all concerned to honour the sentiments of public for peace and tranquillity and refrain from merciless killing. Further, the ENPO, 6 federating tribal bodies and frontal organisations have conveyed its deep condolences to the bereaved family members and wished speedy recovery of the injured,” read the statement.
The joint statement was from Enpo, Chang Khulie Setshang (CKS), Khiamniungan Tribal Council (KTC), Konyak Union (KU), Phom People’s Council (PPC), United Sangtam Likhum Pumji (USLP), Yimchunger Tribal Council (YTC), Eastern Nagaland Women Organisation (ENWO), and Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF).
Konyak Union Tobu Branch condemns
In a separate statement, the Konyak Union Tobu Branch has condemned the attack on Assam Rifle personnel by the insurgents last week.
“Affirming the ongoing peace process, the act of violence is profoundly condemned by the public of Tobu area. The KU Tobu Branch on behalf of Tobu area general public express its resentment for disrupting peace and making Tobu area a target zone for violence by insurgents. The Tobu area cannot bear such violence and anti-peace activities in its soil any longer,” read the statement.
The KU Tobu has also served “non-cooperation” to the group involved in the recent attack and stated that “Naga Freedom is not at Tobu area soil and should not turn the area into a battle ground for any vengeance.”
“The people of Tobu area support and affirm Naga peace process and shall not tolerate such inhuman anti-peace activities in its land. The KU Tobu extends condolence to the bereaved families,” it added.