Manipur Violence: The Indian Army has exposed a sinister plan by militants to exploit helpless civilians as human shields, including women and children, in order to strike andwreak havoc in the violent Manipur. On May 28, the Indian Army’s Spear Corps tweeted about intercepted transcripts of insurgent plans to utilise civilians as human shields while targeting security personnel. The tweet describes an insurgent strategy to employ defenceless civilians as human shields and obstruct the work of the security forces.
Manipur Militants Plot to Destroy Village Using Human Shields
Army sources said according to the plan, “Party A instructs and informs Party B that they will have to complete a task by May 27 and destroy a village by using the people as human shields”. The intercepted conversation also showed that the militants had a plentiful supply of weaponry and that they anticipated receiving more of them soon. Several organisations are allegedly attempting to utilise the Manipur crisis to spread fear and instability, according to Army sources.
Militants Intend to Use Women and Children as Human Shields in Manipur
According to army sources, they also learned specifically that these terrorist organisations intended to use women and children as human shields, and if there were deaths, to start a propaganda campaign against the Indian Army in Manipur. These incidents have reportedly been reported from numerous locations throughout the violent Manipur, according to sources. According to Army sources, every effort was being taken to prevent the insurgent group’s evil plans from coming to fruition and a people-friendly strategy was being used.
Indian Army Apprehends Criminals with Arms and Ammunition in Imphal East District
The Indian Army reported that on Sunday, three criminals were captured together with an INSAS rifle with a magazine, sixty rounds of 5.56 mm ammunition, a Chinese hand grenade, and a detonator in the New Checkon neighbourhood of Imphal East district. The security personnel observed a car carrying the criminals. The three criminals exited the vehicle after being stopped and made an attempt to escape. But the forces on the ground managed to capture them. All three miscreants were eventually turned up to the Manipur Police along with their firearms and ammo.