Manipur Terror Attack: Manipur attack re-focused China's role in Northeast, 8 people were killed

Manipur Terror Attack: Manipur attack re-focused China's role in Northeast, 8 people were killed

Five soldiers, including a colonel, his wife and their eight-year-old son, were killed on Saturday in a deadly attack near the Myanmar border in Manipur. After this attack, the rebels in the northeast have got back the possible support of China and the neighboring country may be plotting. Chinese watchers and security officials said on Sunday that a crisis has arisen in the region amid tensions along the border.

This is not the first time that Chinese ties with insurgent groups have come under scrutiny. Questions about Beijing's participation were raised earlier in October 2020. China's propaganda system at the time warned India against a trade deal with Taiwan that Beijing might retaliate by supporting northeast separatists and stop recognizing Sikkim as part of India.

China likely to encourage extremism in the Northeast

A senior official said that there is a possibility of promoting insurgency from the Chinese side in the Northeast. Insurgent groups in the northeast, including Manipur, have links with armed groups such as the Arakan Army and United Wa State Army in Myanmar, from where Chinese weapons are finding their way into the northeast. A second official said China has provided safe haven to rebel leaders, including United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) commander Paresh Barua and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (IM)'s Phunting Shimrang, who are crossing the Myanmar border with China. Lives in Ruili, Yunnan Province.

Armed terrorists ambushed an Assam Rifles convoy in Manipur's Churachandpur district on Saturday when Colonel Biplab Tripathi, Commanding Officer of 46 Assam Rifles and his Quick Reaction Team (QRT) were returning from Behiang border post and battalion headquarters at Khuga. were going towards. The Revolutionary People's Front (RPF), a group under which the People's Liberation Army Manipur operates, jointly with the Manipur Naga People's Front claimed responsibility for the attack, but said it was aware of the presence of family members in the convoy. was not.

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The assistant engineer was demanding a bribe of Rs 3 lakh, and the CBI caught

The assistant engineer was demanding a bribe of Rs 3 lakh, and the CBI caught

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an assistant engineer posted in the Najafgarh Zone of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (Delhi MCD) for demanding a bribe of Rs 3 lakh along with his associate. It is alleged that these people were demanding bribes from the complainant in exchange for putting up the roof of the house being built by him. The arrested accused was produced before the special CBI court in Delhi from where he has been sent on a 2-day CBI remand for interrogation.

According to CBI spokesperson RC Joshi, those arrested include Assistant Engineer MS Meena posted in Najafgarh Zone of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, and his assistant Beldar Prakash. According to the CBI, the complainant had complained to the Anti-Corruption Branch that he was building his house in Najafgarh. During this, when he started putting the lens on his house, he was contacted by Beldar Prakash posted in the Najafgarh zone of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, and told him that he would have to pay a bribe of Rs 3 lakh instead of inserting the lens. This bribe will be taken by Assistant Engineer Meena.

What are the charges against the arrested engineer?
It is also alleged that the complainant was threatened that if he did not pay the bribe amount, he would not be allowed to insert the lens and even if he did, it would be broken as illegal. On the basis of the complaint, the Anti-Corruption Branch of the Central Bureau of Investigation conducted a preliminary inquiry into the matter and after finding important facts during this investigation, a case was registered in this regard under criminal sections, after which the accused officers were recovering an installment of ₹ 1 lakh from the complainant. was arrested red-handed.

According to the CBI, immediately after the arrest, raids were conducted on their premises, from where many incriminating documents including some property documents have also been recovered. The work of assessing the recovered documents is going on. The accused was produced before the special CBI court in Delhi, from where he has been sent on CBI remand for two days' interrogation, the investigation of the case is going on.

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