Imphal, 10 April 2016 : A designated camp of United Revolutionary Front (Soviet alias Chingkheinganba) was burnt down by angry villagers of Napet Mamang Leikai last night. Local residents torched some remaining buildings of the camp this morning. The URF cadres - which is under Suspension of Operation since 2013 with the govt were staying at the designated camp at Lower Primary School in Napet Mamang Leikai under Lamlai police Station in Imphal East. The URF cadres allegedly physically assaulted some villagers of the area following which angry villagers chased the URF cadres from the camp and later torched it. 8 vehicles used by the cadres were destroyed in the fire. It is reported that a Thabal Chongba was organised yesterday by young girls of the locality in view of the Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba. Some URF cadres started frisking people near the spot of the Thabal Chongba and started fighting with the visitors. Local villagers were beaten up by URF cadres when they requested the cadres to stop the fight. After the issue escalated local residents came out and chased the URF cadres from their designated camp. Speaking to Impact News, Napet Mamang Leikai - Meira Paibi member, Laishram Shanti condemn the action of the URF cadre. She demanded the govt to relocation of the camp.
On the other hand, the locals of Napet Mamang Leikai and adjoining village held a public meeting this afternoon over the matter were six resolutions were taken. The locals resolved that no underground group under Suspension of Operation with the govt should open camp in the area, the villagers resolved to form JAC and face further course of action, the meeting also resolved to give licence gun to villagers, villagers demanded security for villagers from the state unless the matter is solved. The villagers demanded action against the accused URF (Soviet alias Chingkheinganba) cadres.