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UNLF chairman, 18 others charged
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS):
Published on 16 Feb. 2011 12:57 AM IST
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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has formally charged United National Liberation Front’s (UNLF) chairman R.K. Meghen and 18 other Manipur separatists for anti-national activities, extortion and attempts to buy illegal arms from abroad, a home ministry release said here Tuesday. The charges have been filed in the special court of the NIA in Guwahati, it added.
“The charges against Meghen and others include waging war against the country and raising funds through extortion,” the release said. They have also been charged with trying to procure arms and ammunition from foreign countries.
The NIA said that it has evidence that the “accused transferred funds to countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar for purchase of sophisticated arms and ammunition”.

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