NIA court issues non-bailable warrant of arrest against two in ambush case in Manipur
Special Court NIA, Manipur issued non bailable warrant of arrest against two persons in connection with the Paraolon Ambush of June 4, 2015 in which 18 army personnel of 6th Dogra Regiment were killed and 15 others were injured.
The two persons are identified as Oinam Lukok and SK Stephen Lamkang. Today, NIA has also put up the supplementary charge sheet that was submitted on July 5 against 19 persons, and took cognisance against 19 persons while praying for issuing warrant of arrest against two persons. The court allowed the prayer and issued warrant of arrest.
It may be mentioned that NIA submitted another supplementary charge sheet on July 5. The supplementary charge sheet was submitted before the Special Court NIA Manipur, against 19 accused individuals belonging to different underground outfits.
Those 19 are identified as Laishram Anand Meitei alias Anand, Moirangthem Uttam alias Tamba, Moirang Vikram, Laishram Jinen alias Angou, Pukhrambam Samananda alias Sumon, Thokchom Gandhi, Laishram Gulliver, Takhellambam Ako alias Raghu, Athokpam Milan, Thoudam Somorendra, Angom Sanatomba, Oinam Lukok, Nameirakpam Nanao, Starson Lamkang, Ksh. Kiran Kumar, Thoudam Thoiba, Namoijam Okendro, S.Mangal, SK Stephen Lamkang.
The Court on perusal of the submitted charge sheet of NIA, took cognisance for the offences under different section of IPC against the accused persons. NIA had submitted supplementary charge sheet before the court on July 10, 2018 after the main charge sheet was submitted on December 19, 2015 along with the list of 65 prosecution witnesses. In the main charge sheet, it was submitted that ambush was laid by a joint group of 17 individuals belonging to different outfits. Some of the accused in the case are presently lodged in judicial custody at Manipur Central Jail Sajiwa following their arrest by NIA during the investigation.
On Monday, at court relevant paper of the charge sheet were furnished to accused, Anand Meitei who was produced before court from judicial custody. The court fixed August 3for further examination of prosecution witness.
It may be mentioned that after the deadly ambush, the Ministry of Home Affairs handed over the case to NIA on June 6 the same year, and from the next day (June 7) onwards, NIA launched necessary investigations by visiting the incident site as well as other locations.