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NIA arrests a member of Manipur-based insurgent group

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested Sanabam Inaobi Singh of the banned Manipuri insurgent organisation (KCP), the agency said today.

The Police had arrested Khoirom Ranjit Singh, the Commander-in-Chief of and his woman associate Irungbam Sanatombi Devi from Mayur Vihar, and a third associate P Prem Kumar Meitei from in January, it said.

The case was later handed over to the NIA in March.

It had filed a charge sheet against the three arrested accused in July this year for allegedly being involved in terror activities.

Continuing its probe, the agency arrested Sanabam Inaobi Singh on November 29, an NIA statement said.

"He (Sanabam Inaobi Singh) is a hardcore member of the KCP, a banned terrorist organisation and was found involved in raising terror funds, supply of arms, ammunition and explosives for cadre," an NIA spokesperson said.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 20:10 IST