IMPHAL, Jan 28 � Eleven cadres of various Naga underground groups laid down their arms at a surrender ceremony held at Army headquarter at Leimakhong, around 25 km from here on Thursday.
Six cadres of the NSCN-IM surrendered with one G3 rifle and six live rounds, two 7.35 mm pistol, 0.22 pistol, one AK-47 rifle and two Chinese hand grenades. Two NSCN-K cadres surrendered with one 0.22 pistol and 7.62 mm rifle.
FNG/NNC cadres deposited three 7.35 mm pistols. The cadres laid down their weapons before Major General DS Hooda, GOC of 57 Mountain Division. Speaking on the occasion, Major General DS Hooda, complimented them for their courage and wisdom in choosing to become responsible citizens of the State.