The NSCN-K while accused the Myanmar army (Tatmadaw) under northern command and comprising of eight battalions of complete violation of cease fire ground rules by forcibly intruding into the NSCN/GPRN council headquarter at Taka on January 29 earlier this year.
The statement further stated that the offensive was being conducted ‘by India and Myanmar against the NSCN/GPRN and innocent Naga public’.
The press release from Major Joseph Lamkang, MIP in-charge of the NSCN (K) said that the Myanmar Army Northern Command comprising of some eight battalions ‘forced their way’ into the Council Headquarters at Taka on January 29, 2019. It claimed that the NSCN (K) ‘maintained extreme restraint and vacated the headquarters’ adding that ‘in the midst of the commotions, some senior party members (Ceasefire delegation Team) and Naga Army cadres were arrested by the Myanmar Military under false implication for which they are confined in Khamti prison till today’.
MIP further accused the Myanmar army of creating a ‘war-like situation in the Naga areas’ by deploying massive military forces with heavy artillery causing havoc and uneasiness among the Nagas.
It cited how, a few days back, the Tatmadaw had indiscriminately fired artilleries and heavy guns on jungles and nearby populated areas in Konyak region, in order to spark fear and panic in the minds of ‘revolutionaries and innocent public’.
The NSCN (K) said that the ‘massive military forces and heavy artillery” has caused “havoc and uneasiness among the Naga public’.