Friday, August 24th, 2018


MLA Yamthong Haokip sent to jail over missing pistols

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 24, 2018: The special judge, National Investigation Agency (NIA), Manipur on Friday remanded Congress MLA, Yamthong Haokip to judicial custody for 15 days in connection with the missing case of pistols and magazines from the Arm Kote of 2nd Manipur Rifles Battalion. The court rejected the bail application of Yamthong on health ground. The MLA was arrested following a two days consecutive raid conducted started on July 30 at his Mantripukhri residence by a team of NIA. Five arms, assorted ammunitions including one of the pistolsRead More

NIA has recovered 9 pistols from UKLF chief resident

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 24, 2018: NIA has yesterday recovered nine numbers of 9 mm pistols, from UKLF chief Soson Haokip, which were among the 56 pistols that has been missing from the 2nd Manipur Rifles Battalion, Imphal. NIA has been investigating case no. RC-02/2018/NIA-GUW which pertains to theft of 56 pistols and 58 magazines from the DG Pool Armoury located within the premises of 2nd Manipur Rifles Battalion, Imphal. The said weapons went missing between 2016 and early 2017. During the course of investigation by NIA, one of the missingRead More

Road mishap kills three and one injured

Pothashang News Service : Imphal, August 24, 2018: Four persons meet brutal car accident yesterday night at Changangei Makha Leikai where three of them died and one is admitted at Raj Medicity under critical condition. The deceased have been identified as one Thokchom Premjit alias Boicha Singh, 29,  and Kangabam Bony Singh,23, of  Changangei Ucheckon, and Sagolsem Rakesh Meitei,25, of  Mayang Imphal Maibam Thongkhong. Laishram Santosh Singh, 27 of Bishnupur ward number 10 is admitted at Raj Medicity, ICU under critical condition. It is said that the accident occured whenRead More

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