NIA arrests man in Assam jail for murder of 4 in Manipur in Jan | India News – Times of India

NIA arrests man in Assam jail for murder of 4 in Manipur in Jan | India News – Times of India



GUWAHATI: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a militant, who is currently in an Assam jail in connection with a case, for his alleged involvement in the killing of four civilians in Manipur’s Bishnupur district on Jan 18, reports Mukut Das. It is the first arrest in the case in Manipur, which has been embroiled in ethnic strife since last year.
According to NIA’s statement, Lunminsei Kipgen, alias Langinmang, alias Mang, alias Levi, a resident of Manipur, was formally arrested by the investigating agency from the central jail on Saturday under relevant sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, and the Arms Act.
On Jan 18, armed men had murdered four civilians near the water treatment plant at Ningthoukhong Kha Khunou, Bishnupur.
The four deceased were identified as Oinam Bamonjao Singh (63), Thiyam Somen Singh (50), Ningthoujam Nabadip Meetei (39) and Oinam Manitomba Singh (32).



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