NIA Files Chargesheet against 2 NSCN(IM) Members for Terror-Financing Activities

NIA Files Chargesheet against 2 NSCN(IM) Members for Terror-Financing Activities

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Dimapur, February 16, 2020:

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against two accused for financing terror activities of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland or NSCN(IM).

The two accused have been identified as Luckin Mashangva aka Wanking Lowang from Nagaland and Jaikishan Sharma aka Jackson from Arunachal Pradesh.

They were booked under 120B and 384 of Indian Penal Code and Section 17 of the UA (P) Act, in NIA Case No. RC-10/2019/NIA-GUW I Seizure of Money in Nagaland’s Dimapur.

The NIA case is related to the seizure of Rs 10,46,100 by a Special Operation Team of Dimapur Police n August 20, 2019 from the possession of the NSCN(IM) members Luckin Mashangva and Jaikishan Sharma.

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According to NIA investigation, the accused Luckin Mashangva is a self-styled major of NSCN(IM) and Jaikishan Sharma is a contractor in Tirap District of Arunachal Pradesh. The two accused were running an organized racket of extortion from several businessmen to finance the activities of NSCN(IM).

“Accused Jaikishan Sharma managed to secure tenders of government works by threat, coercion & manipulation, and then paid substantial money to the leaders of NSCN(IM), thus raising funds for terrorist activities of NSCN(IM). Luckin Mashangva and Jaikishan Sharma have also been charge-sheeted in Case No. RC-03/2019/NIA-GUW (Killing of MLA Khonsa),” read a statement released.

Further investigation is on.

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Published On: Feb 16, 2020