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 NIA arrests Ellie Ketok for killing Arunachal MLA, 10 others
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NIA arrests Ellie Ketok for killing Arunachal MLA, 10 others

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New Delhi, Oct 7: The National Investigation Agency arrested accused Ellie Ketok from Dimapur on Sunday in a joint operation with local military intelligence unit for Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Aboh and 10 others, an official statement said here on Monday.

He is a self-styled Sergeant Major of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) and area commander of Tirap area. He was part of killing team and actually fired upon MLA Tirong Aboh and others on May 21 this year.

NIA took over this case on June 10 under sections 302, 307, 34 of IPC, Sections 25(1b) (a), 27 of Arms Act and Sections 10, 13 of UA(P) Act, relating to killing of late Tirong Aboh.

The probing agency has already arrested five accused namely Sethok Kangnong, Napong Jenpi alias Jenpi, Jai Kishan Sharma, Luckin Mashangva and Yangte Josaham in this case. (UNI)