Guwahati: As many as 15 militant cadres of the outfit Eastern Naga National Government (ENNG) will lay down arms before Chief Minister Pema Khandu in Arunachal’s capital, Itanagar on Sunday.
The militants are likely to deposit arms and ammunition during the arms laying ceremony, said sources.
The Eastern Naga National Government (ENNG) was formed in January 2016 by R. Stephen Naga to strengthen the “Naga army” in eastern Nagaland to have a separate political entity and build up alliances with armed groups of Myanmar.
The ENNG militants are active in the Changlang-Tirap-Longding with reports of extortion and kidnapping.
On February 25, In a joint operation, the police of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam arrested three leaders of the banned Eastern Naga National Government (ENGG). The arrests were made from Tinsukia district in Assam. The arrested rebels were identified as Chailai Ngodam, Shewang Hodong and Hongam Ngodam.
A follow-up operation was conducted after a camp of the outlawed outfit was busted in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang district and arms and ammunition were recovered from there.