Live tv
search
  1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. India
  4. NIA conducts searches in Mizoram in connection with seizure of explosives

NIA conducts searches in Mizoram in connection with seizure of explosives

The case was initially registered on January 21 at the Tipa police station in Saiha district and was re-registered by the NIA on March 21.

PTI Written by: PTI Aizawl Updated on: June 25, 2022 13:33 IST
NIA raids, Aizawl, Champai, national investigation agency, NIA search, NIA
Image Source : PTI (FILE IMAGE)

NIA conducts searches in Mizoram in connection with seizure of explosives

Highlights

  • NIA conducted searches in Aizawl, Champai and Kolasib districts of Mizoram
  • Searches were conducted in connection with seizure of a huge quantity of explosives
  • Case was initially registered on January 21 at the Tipa police station in Saiha district

The NIA has conducted searches in Aizawl, Champai and Kolasib districts of Mizoram in connection with the seizure of a huge quantity of explosives, along with Indian and Myanmarese currency, meant for a Myanmar-based outfit. The searches were conducted at five locations in Aizawl, Champai and Kolasib districts on Friday, a National Investigation Agency (NIA) spokesperson said.

The case relates to the recovery of 2,421.12 kg explosives, including 1,000 detonators and 4,500 metres of detonating fuse, and Indian and Myanmarese currency from a vehicle in Zawnling area under the Tipa police station, the NIA said. This consignment was meant for Myanmar-based outfit Chin National Front (CNF), who are in the process of accumulating arms and ammunition to resist the government of Myanmar, the spokesperson said.

Also Read | J&K: NIA raids multiple locations in connection with terror attack on security forces

The case was initially registered on January 21 at the Tipa police station in Saiha district and was re-registered by the NIA on March 21. During the searches, digital devices and incriminating documents have been seized, the agency said, adding that further investigation in the case continues.

Also Read | Jammu & Kashmir: NIA raids multiple locations in cross LoC trade, terror funding case

Latest India News