NSCN-IM ( National Socialist Council of Nagaland – Isaac Mivah) has finally admitted that they ambushed on MLA Wungnaoshang Keishing which killed eight people besides injuring six others on 15th April 2011. They also claim that the ambush was the result of some misunderstanding.
In the aftermath of the ambush, Pastors and Church leaders visited NSCN-IM leaders voluntarily and talked about averting such incidents of violence and killing in future. The NSCN-IM leaders told the visiting Church leaders that the ambush was a result of some misunderstanding, conveyed Wungnaoshang Keishing.
Moreover, the NSCN-IM leaders informed that all the restrictions imposed against Phungyar AC MLA Wungnaoshang have been lifted, and that he may move freely, the MLA said as conveyed by the church leaders.
Though no one had any doubt about NSCN-IM involvement in the ambush, but NSCN IM had been denying their role in that ambush. NSCN IM is in ceasefire with Government of India since 1997.