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

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The National Investigating Agency (NIA) recovered Over Rs 40 lakh in cash, demonetized currency notes and gold, following a raid at the residence of Shyamo Singh, former director of the Jawahar Lal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences as part of a terror-financing probe against a banned outfit in Manipur.

An NIA spokesperson today said the agency raided the former director’s house on Monday as part of a probe into the financing of and supply of arms, ammunition and explosives to the proscribed terror group, Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP).

Shyamo Singh is currently being questioned by the NIA officials.

Cash amounting to Rs 40 lakh, incriminating documents, demonetised currency notes (old Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes) worth Rs 1 lakh and 700 grams of gold were seized from Singh’s house, the spokesperson said.

An FIR was filed the case last year, after taking cognizance of a criminal complaint lodged by the Delhi Police alleging that the accused or suspects were actively associated with the KCP.

 

 

(With inputs from PTI)

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