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Hearing on declaration of “Meetei Extremists”
Correspondent IMPHAL, MAR 30:
Published on 31 Mar. 2010 12:08 AM IST
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A five member team of Manipur police will participate in another round of sitting of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal for declaration of five “Meetei Extremists Organisations” as unlawful associations scheduled to be held on April 8 and 9 next in Guwahati, an official said Tuesday.
Earlier, the hearing was scheduled to be held in New Delhi on April 1 but it was deferred on April 8 and 9 at Guwahati, Assam. The hearing will commence from 11 am at Hotel Ashok and will record evidences regarding the declaration of the “Meitei Extremist Organisations as Unlawful Associations, the source said. Five police officers with affidavits probing five organisations which was earlier listed as Unlawful Associations by the Union ministry of home affairs led by superintendent of police-Special Bureau, Achin Haokip will take part in the hearing, the source said.
The other four officers who will represent the four valley districts include DSP Imphal west commando unit, S Ibomcha, SDPO of Moirang in Bishnupur district Md Husne Jaman, SDPO Lamlai of Imphal east, K Meghachandra and SDPO Thoubal of Thoubal district, Lalboi Haokip.
Union ministry of home affairs have declared five Meetei “extremists” outfits with its factions and frontal organizations as outlaw organisations under the sub-section 1, section 3 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (37 of 1967) from time to time.
The organisations include the People`s Liberation Army (PLA) and its political wing, the Revolutionary People`s Front (RPF), the United National Liberation Front (UNLF), the People`s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) and its armed wing “Red Army”, the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), and its armed wing, also called the “Red Army”, the Kanglei Yaol Kanba Lup (KYKL) and the Manipur Peoples` Liberation Front (MPLF) including their factions and frontal organizations.
The latest declaration was made in January last which stated that they have been declared as unlawful considering their objectives and activities in the state of Manipur. The fresh banned list of the Union home ministry no longer includes any Naga or Kuki militant organisations.

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