NIA announces cash award for arrest of NSCN (I-M) cadres involved in Arunachal MLA killing

DIMAPUR, SEP 27 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/27/2020 12:57:36 PM IST

National Investigation Agency (NIA) has announced cash reward for information of five NSCN (I-M) functionaries including a Myanmar national, who were allegedly involved in the killing of Arunachal Pradesh legislator, Tirong Aboh and 10 others in May 2019.

According to NIA statement, reward of Rs 3 lakh each has been put up that would lead to the arrest of ‘maj. gen.’ Absolom Tangkhul, ‘lt. col. Apem and ‘capt.’ Victor Tangkhul while a reward Rs. 2 lakh each has been placed for Rabi Wangno and James Kiwang, a Myanmar national.

NIA has been on the lookout for the NSCN (I-M) functionaries after they took up in June 2019.

The NIA had also arrested one person in connection with the case from Dimapur in 2019. The same year, the agency had also earlier issued summons ‘maj. gen.’ Rockwang Tahgkhul @ Absolom Tangkhul and James Kiwang kilonser of the NSCN (I-M) to present themselves before the investigation agency in Delhi on December 2, 2019 at NIA Headquarters “for the purpose of answering certain questions related to the case.”



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