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NIA seizes Rs 48 lakh in Manipur terror funding case

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New Delhi: The National Investigating Agency (NIA), investigating into the activities of KCP (Kangleipak Communist Party), a proscribed terrorist organization, has seized Rs 48 lakh from a woman.

The investigating agency seized the cash from K Pramodini, an employee of RIMS Imphal Manipur. The cash belongs to N Sobita Devi, wife of accused Mutum Shyamo Singh (Ex Director JNIMS Hospital Imphal, Manipur).

During investigation, it had come to light that the said amount was handed over to K Pramodini by N Sobita Devi for the purpose of concealing the terror funds which were collected by Mutum Shyamo Singh as part of his activities in support of proscribed organisation KCP.

The NIA had arrested Mutum Shyamo Singh on July 6 this year for his active involvement with KCP, a banned organisation. Search was conducted at that time in Singh’s house and Rs 40,03,000 in new currency and Rs 1,00,000 in old currency were also seized as proceeds of terrorism.

During investigation of this case, accused persons Khoirom Ranjit Singh, Commander in Chief of KCP, and his associates –Irungbam Sanatombi Devi and P. Prem Kumar Meitei alias PK alias Ibomcha had been arrested and charge sheet was filed on July 10 before the NIA Special Court Delhi.

A supplementary charge sheet against Sanabam Inaobi Singh has also been filed in the instant case on May 24, 2018. Further investigation under section 173(8) CrPC is in progress.

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