Imphal, March 21 NNN: Seven members of Autonomous District Council (ADC), Sadar Hills have been held hostage at gun point after kidnapping them for the last 18 days by Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA), alleged chairman of Sadar Hills ADC SH Seipu.
SH Seipu said that on March 3 the seven ADC members who are his supporters were kidnapped by cadres of the KRA and they have been held hostage at T Gammon village community hall under Saikul police station.
“We have reported the matter to all the concerned authority officially but till today no action has been initiated by the authority,” lamented the ADC chairman. Today’s comment from the chairman of Sadar Hills ADC came a day after the vice chairman of the ADC Mr Hankholal Hanshing and two others were kidnapped and released.
Seipu said Hankholal Hanshing and the two other ADC members were not kidnapped but picked up by cadres of Kuki National Front (KNF) for a talk. According to the police, these three have been released late last night. SH Seipu denied in the involvement of the incident.
It can be noted that the fracas in the Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council came to open a week ago when the vice chairman of the Council moved for the removal of the chairman.
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