IMPHAL, June 21: S.S.Khaplang, chairman of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland, has expelled Khole Konyak from the post of commander-in-chief, Naga army with effect from today, informed a statement issued by P. Tikhak, spokesperson, NSCN/GPRN.
It said that gen. Konyak is expelled from the party for his anti party activities, who had in recent past joint hands with the break away group led by Kitovi Zhimomi. He is replaced by an incumbent Kumchok as the commander-in-chief, Naga Army, it added.
Kumchok joined the Naga army in the year 1965, and has served in different capacities. He will be assisted by the senior commander of the Naga Army brigadier Nyemlang Konyak as general staff officer- I (GSO-I) and another senior army officer brigadier Ponglem as GSO-II with immediate effect, further informed the statement.