The NSCN (I-M) stated that the Central government is talking in "different languages" to different negotiating Naga groups in the matter of the Naga flag.
The Joint Action Committee against the Brutal Murder of Athuan Abonmai announced that ‘funeral service cum condolence’ programme will be conducted on Friday at Tarung Village Community Hall, Thangmeiband, Imphal
Joint Action Committee (JAC) Against the Brutal Murder of Athuan Abonmai and the Manipur government signed a memorandum of agreement on Wednesday.
All inter and intra-state passenger services have also been cancelled.
The veteran politician said that arresting a few people in an arbitrary manner just to cover up the sensitive issue would not bring justice to Abonmai.
Abonmai, former president of Zeliangrong Baudi (AMN) was found dead near Pallong village under Tamei sub-division in Tamenglong district of Manipur on September 22.
The JAC appealed to all the right thinking people irrespective of caste and creed to rise in unison in condemning the gruesome and merciless murder of Athuan Abonmai.
Meira Paibis of Langol Laimanai held a sit-in protest against the arrest of Lanchapou Bosco Gonmei of Langol Laimanai allegedly on mere suspicion of involvement in the murder of Athuan Abonmai.
The MHRC also asked them to submit the status of investigation in connection with the FIR case registered in the death of Athuan Abonmai in two weeks.
Tamenglong police produced the two accused before the CJM, Tamenglong with a plea for 15-day police custody on Tuesday.
Convener of the JAC Majabung Gangmei said that the 48-hour road blockade announced by the JAC on national highway 29 and national highway 37 will come into force from September 27 midnight till midnight of 29.
GNF firmly believes it is time to start resolving the problems through non-violent negotiations and peaceful processes of healing, it stated.
The organisation will extend solidarity to any movement launched by JAC and people of the state for justice of Athuan Abonmai, IPAK stated in a release.
Following the post-mortem, the body of late Abonmai will be kept at the RIMS Morgue as the JAC will claim the body only after their charter of demands are fulfilled, JAC convenor Majabung Gangmei said.
The convener of the JAC said the meeting resolved to call a statewide 24 hours total shutdown from midnight of Wednesday till Thursday midnight if the state government fails to fulfill the charter of demands.
The former Zeliangrong Baudi (Assam-Manipur-Nagaland) president was killed allegedly by suspected NSCN (I-M) members at Pallong Village under Tamei Police station, Tamei sub-division in Tamenglong district on Wednesday.
The 15 civil bodies are AMKIL, UPF, NIPCO, UPACCO, Mapi-Council, CADA, Nongpok Leingak, NIMPAL, ANUL, Thoubal Ima, Nupi Samaj, Tammi-Chingmi, EECHAL, THANIL and UMO.
The development has sent speculations rife that the victim could have been bludgeoned to death using the hammer.
Youth in-charge of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Amin Shah questioned whether such an incident is an indication of a better law and order situation in the state.
SDO/SDM Tamei Renee Newmei as the executive magistrate conducted the inquiry in preparation for the post-mortem.
On Thursday, security forces, including COs of five battalions, led by IGP Zone 2 K Jayanta were disptached to Tamenglong district from Imphal.
The police department also constituted a committee to probe “whether there were lapses in the security arrangements" in the killing of late Athuan Abonmai.
Abonmai was shot dead allegedly by suspected NSCN (I-M) members at Pallong Village under Tamei Police station, Tamei sub-division in Tamenglong district on Wednesday, hours after he was abducted from Tamenglong district headquarters.
The MPCC also demanded to conduct judicial enquiry by not less than a sitting high court judge within 24 hours, followed by genuine explanation from the DGP of Manipur the reason for not being able to prevent the abduction of Athuan Abonmai in broad daylight from the government event in full public glare.
Athuan Abonmai was allegedly abducted from Tamenglong district headquarters on Wednesday afternoon. He was found dead in Pallong village under Tamei police station in Tamei sub-division. The incident took place in the wake of Chief Minister N Biren Singh's visit to Tamenglong.
Hoisting of black flags at every household, praying at Church for the cause of victims' families, closing of every business establishment within the jurisdiction of Chingdai area marked the occasion.
Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) Hemzangthang Khongsai said that from 1992 to 1997, around 1,000 innocent Kukis, including women and children were killed and 300 Kuki villages were uprooted by the NSCN (I-M).
The RTI activists from Senapati have been living in hiding in apprehension of the NSCN-IM’s order to withdraw the RTI applications filed to the CEO and ADC Senapati, stated a release issued by RTI activities of Senapati P Johnson Samo and PR Amose.
The incident of murdering six NSCN (I-M) cadres is shocking and the claims of Indian security forces is an act of cowardice to create political turmoil, a release stated..