HT Exclusive: Nudged by Ajit Doval, Myanmar military fingers over 22 northeast insurgents

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The Myanmar military handed over a bunch of 22 northeast insurgents to the Indian authorities on Friday afternoon. The insurgents, wished in Manipur and Assam, have been launched once more by a specific airplane, people conversant within the occasion instructed Hindustan Times.

“This is a huge step for the Myanmar government and a reflection of the deepening ties between the two countries,” a excessive authorities official talked about shortly after an aircraft with a planeload of insurgents took off from Myanmar.

The airplane first made a stopover in Manipur capital Imphal, sooner than heading to Assam’s Guwahati. The insurgents have been handed over to the native police inside the two states.

A senior nationwide security planner talked about regarding the operation pushed by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval. This is seen due to rising intelligence and defence cooperation between the two worldwide places from both facet.

DEPORTED: (Left, excessive) Self-styled Capt Sanatomba Ningthoujam of UNLF, (Left, bottom) Lt Pashuram Laishram of PREPAK-PRO, (Right, excessive) Rajen Daimary, home secretary (NDFB-S) and Right, Bottom) self styled Capt Sansuma Basumatary (NDFB-S)
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12 of the 22 insurgents are linked to four insurgent groups in Manipur: UNLF, PREPAK (Pro), KYKL and PLA. The remaining 10 are linked to Assam groups equal to NDFB (S) and KLO.

  • NDFB (S)
  • Rajen Daimary @ Rebgon, self-styled Home Secy
  • Self-styled Capt Sansuma Basumatary @ Sarontsai
  • Gagaram Basumatary @ Capt. Gamsha
  • Surju Brahmo @ Brammo SwrjiSula
  • Sukuram Brahma
  • KLO
  • Shanker Deb Barman @ Silukar @ Siluksh
  • Bhajan Barman @ Tiger Koch
  • Bishu Roy @ Bishwa Singha Koch
  • Jitendra Roy @ Mangak Koch’
  • Dhono Roy @ Sgt. Bahadur
  • UNLF
  • Naoba Meitei @ Nganba
  • Masoom @ Sinthoi
  • Balaram Takhellambam @ Loijing
  • Self-styled Capt Sanatomba @ Ningthoujam @ Manaoba
  • Pratap Meitei @ Naitomnganba
  • Sanjoy Meitei @ Naocha
  • Ajoy Akoijam @ Uttam
  • PLA
  • Athoi Meitei @ Koiramba
  • Kennedy Aribam @ Nongdren
  • PREPAK (Pro)
  • Self-styled Lt Pashuram Laishram @ Arjun
  • Premananda Meitei @ Harjit
  • KYKL
  • Santosh Meitei @ Kanta

The treacherous terrain alongside India’s over 1,600-km border with Myanmar makes the realm supreme for camps of insurgent groups which had been combating the Indian state for a few years.

But pressure has been developing on the insurgent groups over the previous couple of years after the Myanmar military agreed to conduct operations.

Last yr, the Myanmar army carried out regular operations by February and March 2019 on the concept of pin-pointed intelligence equipped by Indian security firms.

The 22 insurgents had been caught by the Myanmar army in Sagaing Region in these operations.

A nationwide security official talked about Myanmar’s selection at hand over the insurgents is a big message to the outfits that Naypyidaw is in sync with New Delhi on dealing with them.

Indian officers rely on Myanmar’s movement to be a deterrent to groups that had assumed the dense forests all through the border might insulate them from movement. Just as a result of the one created by the United Arab Emirates, as quickly as considered a haven for Indian criminals on the run, when it started deporting criminals and terrorists wished in India.


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