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Myanmar govt releases 23 Indian prisoners along Manipur border India | Myanmar
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Myanmar govt releases 23 Indian prisoners along Manipur border

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 14 Oct 2021, 07:37 pm

Guwahati/IBNS: Amid the prevailing unrest in the country following the military coup, the Myanmar government has released 23 Indian prisoners at Tamu-Moreh border along Manipur-Myanmar border.

Out of 23 Indian prisoners, one is female and 22 others are male.

According to the reports, a meeting between the Indian and Myanmar government was held at ICP Moreh on June 19 and during the meeting the latter had agreed to release 36 Indian prisoners who lodged in Kalay prison.

After completing the verification process, 23 out of 36 prisoners were released by the Myanmar government and handed over them to the officials of Indian government at Tamu-Moreh border in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district on Wednesday.

A medical team had conducted COVID -19 tests to all the 23 Indians and they were found to be negative.

The Indian prisoners were identified as Nang Khan Phung Shok, Abit Hussain, Chuimei Vashum, Millinium Vashum, Atul Kuar Chouksey, Satgoulam Misao, Nang Do unga, Niluram, Let Phen Pao alias Paoneo Letthenpao, Isreal, Rochang Lien, Abel, Tlunga, Tin Boi alias Tingboi, Sei Min Thang alias Seiminthang Chongloi, Zam Kho Thang alias Zan Kho Thang, Sei Kho Lun alias Lulun, Thou Min Thang alias Thongminthang, Lan Kho Lal alias Lan Bem alias Lam Kho Lal, Lal Chun Nunga alias Mal Saw Thang, Nghakte, Lun Le Lal alias Lhum Kho Lal and Hern Kho Soi alias Sei Boi.

One prisoner each hails from Mizoram, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and the remaining 20 are from different districts of Manipur.