SILCHAR: Silchar police arrested a Naga militant belonging to Zeliangrong United Entrance, a Manipur primarily based militant outfit of a Naga tribe. Probably the most wished militant has been recognized as Gangdun Rongmei. On the premise of confirmed data, Silchar police picked up 59-year-old Naga militant from a home in Meherpur space the place he was reportedly hiding. A resident of Jirighat Gangdun joined the outfit in 2017. He was allegedly concerned in extortion from the commoners in each Jirighat in Cachar and Jiribam in Manipur.
Nevertheless, a supply closed to Gangdun claimed that he had disassociated himself from ZUF in February 2021 and is presently engaged in buying and selling of meat. He was not hiding in Meherpur space quite he was staying there together with his household in a rented home, the supply claimed. Nevertheless police stated, since Gangdun, who was taking care of the political affairs of ZUF had not surrendered, he can be handled as a cadre of a militant outfit.
ZUF is an outfit fashioned by the youths of Zeliangrong ethnic group, a descendant of Nguiba of Naga group. Zeliangrong primarily refers to Zeme, Liangmai and Rongmei tribes. This group primarily operates within the tri junction areas of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland. The principle goal of the group is to determine a separate administrative and political id of the tribe as they consider their ‘homeland’ was occupied by non-indigenous individuals.