IMPHAL, March 27: The proscribed UPP in a press release by the secretary in charge of Informantion and Publicity,Khuman Laishramcha states that the surrender ceremony which took place at the headquarters of the Assam rifles on March 24 is a staged drama.
The release states that the projected UPPK cadres namely one Amom Rajesh,18, of Wangoo Tera and Laishram Thoi of Wangoo Chairen Shabam are not related with the outfit in any mannner,further the arms including two 9mm pistols along with live ammunition are not the property of the outfit.
UPPK further states that there are five deserters of the outfit who left on December 18,2010 from Heikol base camp ,they are identified as Seilung Mang alias Hallakpa,25,from Ngaland Mokokchung. Ng Ningkhaipham Salam Khan ,25,of Bishnupur ward number 2. The five cadres decamped with weapons and ammunitions,they all surrendered to the 29 AR on December 19,2010.
The outfit urges the public to remain cautious of the nefarious designs of the security forces,instead of highlighting the real surrendered cadres, the security forces are arresting innocent civilians, the family members of the fake surrenderies should bring out the truth and the unwanted incidents which arises in the aftermath of the issue should be responsibile by the IGAR (South) and the DGP of Manipur,the release states.