IMPHAL, Nov 28 - The chairman of the banned Manipur-based insurgent group, United National Liberation Front (UNLF), RK Sanayaima alias Meghen, returned to his home State today. The rebel leader was received by his friends, family members and well-wishers when he arrived at the Imphal International Airport around 1.30 pm.
Responding to questions from reporters at the airport, Meghen said that he was overwhelmed to see the people around him.
It may be mentioned that the 75-year-old rebel leader, who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency on charges of waging war against the state in 2010, was released from the Guwahati Central Jail on November 9 after completion of his prison term. However, immediately after his release, Meghen was whisked away by some government agencies along with his son and lawyer, and they were reportedly kept in an undisclosed government accommodation in Delhi.
Following a complaint petition jointly filed by nine human rights groups and organisations, the Manipur Human Rights Commission sought a report on the alleged detention.