NSCN-K declared terror outfit
| Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:13
New Delhi: The National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K), all its formations and front organisations were declared as terrorist organisations on Monday by the ministry of home affairs.
"The government has declared the NSCN-K, all its formations and front organisations as a terrorist organization under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967," said a statement issued here.
NSCN-K, a militant outfit, came into existence in 1988 and is active along the India-Myanmar border, according to a gazette notification issued on November 6.
"NSCN-K has resorted to terrorism by killing innocent civilians and security forces and engaged in other violent activities, including the June 4, 2015, attack on the army convoy in Chandel district of Manipur," it added.