New Delhi: The National Investigative Agency (NIA) has attached immovable properties of worth Rs 76 lakh belonging to Congress MLA from Manipur Yamthong Haokip in connection with the missing-arms case of 2nd MR. Haokip, an MLA from Saikul Constituency of Manipur, was last year arrested in the missing-arms case by the NIA.
The plots of land, which have been attached by NIA are registered in the name of Yamthong Haokip MLA and his wife Sapam Charubala Devi. The NIA has attached the residential house of the MLA as the property constituted proceeds of terrorism as defined in section 25 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).
The investigative agency has been probing the case of missing 56 nine mm pistols from the DG armoury located inside the premises of 2nd Manipur Rifles Battalion.
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