By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 14: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids in three different locations of the State today early morning and the raids are suspected to be related to an alleged terror funding case.
According to a reliable source, a team of NIA from New Delhi, led by an officer of DIG rank, began the raid from early morning at the Eastern Hero Showroom owned by Sinam Pritam and the private residence of Ringon alias Ramung located at Dewlaland Kabo Leikai, with assistance of the State police, IRB, Manipur Rifles and women police personnel.
CRPF personnel were seen deployed in front of Maruti Suzuki Arena showroom located at Chingmeirong Nepali Basti, which is also owned by Sinam Pritam as well.
The source mentioned that NIA mainly raided the Eastern Hero two-wheeler showroom and during the raid, no one was allowed to enter or go outside the showroom.
NIA also carried out a raid at the private residence of an individual who is only identified as Ringon alias Ramung of Dewlaland Kabo Leikai, who originally hails from Ukhrul. He is stated to be the owner of Ramung Enterprises (godown) at Chingmeirong Mamang Leikai, which stores cement and iron.
It is highly suspected that the raids were carried out by NIA in connection with terror funding cases and till the time of filing this report, there has been no official report regarding the raid from the NIA nor any official report regarding any seizures.