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Five militants lay down arms before Assam Rifles authorities

PTI  Imphal, August 30, 2012
First Published: 11:38 IST(30/8/2012) | Last Updated: 11:41 IST(30/8/2012)

Five militants of the Manipur-based United Tribal Liberation Army (Thadou Group), including its self-styled commander-in-chief Manglian Boni, have laid down arms before Assam Rifles at Jiribam in Imphal East district of Manipur.

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Official sources said today two rifles, two 9mm pistols and several rounds of ammunition were handed over to the authorities when the militants laid down arms.

The sources revealed that the UTLA-TG broke away from UTLA (Robert Faction) and that both UTLA factios were operating in parts of Manipur in the Jiribam area and parts of Cachar in Assam.

Their main aim is to form autonomous areas for some small tribes to be carved out of Manipur and Cachar district of Assam.


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