IMPHAL, April 1: A joint meeting of three organization held today has strongly condemned the killing of Thanglallian Vaiphei of Salam Patong Village by a KNF (Nehlun), a Kuki UG group, on March 31.
A statement of YVA Joint Headquarters, Vaiphei People`™s Council (Eastern Block), Zillai Eastern Block signed by president of YVA Joint Headquarters Zabiaksang Neilut; secretary of VPC (Eastern Block) Lamneithang Vaiphei and secretary of Zillai Eastern Block S Kamminlun Vaiphei said Thanglallian Vaiphei was killed on the pretext that he was the sole abductor of the ABCl workers.
The statement said he was shot at point blank range in front of his wife and relatives.
While appealing to the UG group not to repeat such uncivilized acts in the future, it has also announced a joint declaration which was unanimously resolved during the meeting of the three bodies.
According to the joint declaration, `Any individual belonging to the Vaiphei Community who happens to be associated/connected with any Kuki Organisations – KSO, Kuki Innpi, Kuki Chief Association, any UG group should withdraw his/her membership with immediate effect and any individual failing to comply with shall be socially boycotted.`
`Any Kuki UG group – SoO signatory or non-signatory should abstain themselves from interfering in matters of Vaiphei villages. Failure to comply with and any subsequence untoward incidents would be strictly of their responsibility.`
`We demand mutual respect from every civil and non-civil bodies. They should not dictate or legislate any Vaiphei areas so as to maintain peaceful co-existence and communal harmony. None adherence will be taken as an aggression.`
`Any Kuki UGs or civil bodies must abstain strictly from collecting funds and percentages from any Vaiphei Villages, Govt or non-Govt employees posted in the Vaiphei Villages.`
`Entering Vaiphei Villages with arms and ammunitions and killing someone be it a civilian or UGs in a point blank range in front of family members so as to intimidate and terrorise is taken as a challenge to the family and villages in particular and community in general. Henceforth, such an act shall not be tolerated in future.`
`All the Vaiphei chiefs are hereby informed and directed to refrain from payment of any kind of funds demanded by any Kuki Organizations.`
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