NIA recovers Rs 40 lakh cash, banned notes in Manipur terror-financing case

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The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has recovered Over Rs 40 lakh in cash, demonetised currency notes and gold, following searches at the residence of a former director of an Imphal-based medical institute as part of a terror-financing probe against a banned outfit in Manipur.

An NIA spokesperson today said the agency raided the residence of Shyamo Singh, former director of the Jawahar Lal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), on Monday as part of a probe into the financing of and supply of arms, ammunition and explosives to the proscribed terror group, KCP (Kangleipak Communist Party).
He said that Shyamo Singh is currently being questioned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths.

The central probe agency had filed an FIR in the case last year, after taking cognisance of a criminal complaint lodged by the Delhi Police alleging that the accused or suspects were actively associated with the KCP.

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