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Nagaland Timeline - 2018

January 1

AR arrested an NNC-NA militant identified as sergeant major' Wongtong from Tuesang District. One .303 rifle, 24 live rounds were recovered from him.

An arms dealer was arrested from rom Indrapuri village in Tuensang District. The arms dealer has been identified as K Haothiu Khiamniungan. One .22 pistol, and a magazine with nine rounds of ammunition were recovered from him.

Nagaland has been declared "disturbed area" for six more months, till June-end under AFSPA. UMHA notified that it is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of Nagaland is in such a "disturbed and dangerous condition" that use of Armed Forces in aid of the civil power is necessary. GoI declared that whole of the said state to be a ''disturbed area'' for a period of six months with effect from December 30, 2017.

January 2

An indefinite shutdown began in Tseminyu area in Kohima District press the demand for up gradation of Tseminyu sub-divisional headquarter into a full-fledged District headquarters. The strike has been called by the Rengma Naga frontal organizations in Kohima District.

January 3

Rh Raising, 'convenor' of the Steering Committee of NSCN-IM said that in order to arrive at an amicable solution for both the Nagas and GoI as agreed that GoI and Nagas will co-exist as two entities and share sovereign power between the two entities. Rh Raising stated that 'the historic Framework Agreement is the first Indo-Naga political agreement that opens up an era of a new relationship between the two' and added that the agreement is the legacy of both NSCN-IM and GoI.

January 4

Two NNC-NA militant identified as 'private' Joel Zeliang and Ghoikhu Swu were arrested in Dimapur for extortion.

An NSCN-R militant identified as Angukavi Yepthomi was arrested for extorting money from new Market area in Dimapur.

January 5

Six militants including two NSCN-K and four NSCN-KN militants were arrested at Meluri town in Phek District. SFs also recovered one carbine machine gun (CMG), two pistols, ammunition of various calibers and one hand grenade along with various incriminating documents. According to authorities, the arrested militants were involved in extortion and threatening local population.





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