NIA recovers 9 missing pistols from UKLF chief

NIA recovers 9 missing pistols from UKLF chief

Agency News

New Delhi, Aug 24: The national Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday recovered nine missing pistols of 9 mm from the house of United Kuki Liberation Front Chief Soson Haokip at Mantri Pukhuri, Imphal and at his farm house at Palell in Manipur.

NIA has been investigating case pertaining 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, the central probe agency recovered one of the missing pistols at Mantri Pukhri, Imphal on July 30 during the search at the residence of a local MLA Yamgthong Haokip. (UNI)