NIA submits supplementary charge sheet

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 28 : The National Investigation Agency today submitted supplementary charge sheet against Saikul MLA Yamthong Haokip, KRA chief David Hansing, Thokchom Diamond and self styled chairman of UKLF Lunkhonson Haokip before the Special Court NIA Manipur in connection with arms missing case from 2nd Manipur Rifle Arms Kote.
The case dates back to September 27 last year and NIA had submitted the main charge sheet after completion of the investigation against 8 accused persons identified as Laishram Anilkumar, Thokchom James @ Tonao, Paonam Shantikumar, Haobam Brojendro, Ngamboi Haokip @ Raju, Nellikattil Podiyan Damodaran, Mathurabashimayum Hiranjoy Sharma @ Ngoubi and Laishram Damudor Singh.
All the charge sheeted individuals are presently lodged in judicial custody except S/S chairman of UKLF Lunkhoson Haokip @ Soson @ SS Haokip (47) of Khangbarol village Tengnoupal district who is absconding.
After the case was handed over to NIA on May 31 last year, NIA re-registered an FIR at NIA Guwahati the next day. The case pertains to theft of 56 pistols and 58 magazines from the DG pool armoury located within the premises of 2nd Battalion Manipur Rifles and the investigation began the next day. During the course of investigation it was established that the arms went missing from the Arms Kote between 2016 and the early part of 2017.

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