14 civilians including women, children and a critically ill heart-patient were rescued by the army team, a statement said.
Earlier, the Keithelmanbi Battalion of Assam Rifles, in a joint operation with Manipur Police apprehended an insurgent of KNF(P)
The team will submit its final report once it gets details from the Central Forensics Science Laboratory (CFSL)
The organisers requested the participants not to indulge in any form of violence or destroy public property during the two-day march.
Assam CM Sarma said that the Centre’s decision to constitute a committee to review AFSPA in Nagaland within 45 days has been a positive move.
AFSPA was imposed in Assam in November 1990 and is extended every six months since then after a review by the state government
The Oting Citizens Office rubbished the official claims of ‘mistaken identity’ and asserted security forces had tried to hide the dead bodies
The original documents/audiovisual recording would be collected from the source after following due legal procedure
In 2007, the fifth report on public order of the Second Administrative Reforms Commission recommended that AFPSA be repealed,
Nagaland police reported that as per the villagers the security personnel were trying to cover up the killing of innocent villagers