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Ex ‘brigadier’ of NNC held
Published on 1 Aug. 2010 12:12 AM IST
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An investigation into the arrest of a former “brigadier” of FGN/NNC by Manipur police has revealed that a gang of arm smugglers supplying arms to the banned outfit was operating in Imphal area as transit point.
A police source said that former brigadier of NNC, Mangkung Sarang Paisho (77) was arrested by a team of Manipur police July 30, reported Hueiyen News Service. He was arrested during a raid at one Stadium View Hotel, Imphal at around 5 p.m. that day, after police received tip-off that some members of arm smugglers gang was staying in the hotel, a police officer said.
Police investigation into the case also revealed that former brigadier of FGN along with his gang members were smuggling arms from Myanmar for onward supply to the banned organisations including NSCN (I-M), the report said.
He is still doing the smuggling works with his son MS Sunlight (30), who is a self style major of NSCN (I-M), police said.
He was preparing to leave for an unknown location to procure arms and ammunition for banned organisations in the state, police said.

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