He was, however, interested in what he could do to become successful in the music industry, so he listened when a UNLF representative talked about a two-week camp for kids with talents in sports or entertainment.
Lawson, who has met Usher more than once and admits to being "a little star struck," says his experience with UNLF has taught him to be bold.
With his Front for National Salvation of about 9 000 fighters, Museveni had assisted Tanzania's 1979 invasion and had joined the UNLF
They claimed that the interrogation of the rebel leaders further revealed that UNLF
had also procured small arms from Tamu in Myanmar.
Two other UNLF
insurgents, Jai Singh and Ashok Singh, were arrested from Guwahati's Panbazar area on Tuesday.
I am hopeful that with the arrest of Meghan and other UNLF
(United National Liberation Front) leaders, many of them will now start to come forward for talks like the other groups in the north east region," he added.
The NIA during investigation established that the accused persons used to raise funds through extortion in Manipur and then transfer them to countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar for purchase of sophisticated arms and ammunition to be used by the UNLF.
Earlier, the Assam police in raids conducted at different places in Guwahati city had arrested 18 accused persons who were members of the proscribed terrorist organization UNLF and mostly belonging to the revenue collection branch of the said outfit, on three different occasions and items like pen drives, laptops, mobile phones, Indian currency were seized from their possession.
Following reports in the sections of the media, UNLF
vice-chairman Kh Pambei issued a statement on October 16, claiming RAW and Bangladesh intelligence officials intercepted Sanayaima while he was travelling in a car from Dhaka on September 29.
In one of the biggest surrender ceremonies in recent times in Manipur, 19 hardcore members of three banned outfits - KYKL, ULA and UNLF
laid down arms at Assam Rifles headquarter at Mantripukhuri.
According to reports, armed militants of the UNLF
attacked a convoy of the paramilitary Assam Rifles that was patrolling in a gypsy and a truck near Somtal, about 120 kilometres from Imphal.
Sailendra who joined militancy 15 years back and held the 5th senior most position in the ATTF, said: "The ATTF has relation with other northeastern Indian militant groups like ULFA, UNLF
, KLO, PLA and the banned militant force of Assam ULFA has been helping us in arms training.