Chargesheet filed against 19 UNLF members for sedition

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New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge-sheet against 19 members of the banned terrorist organisation the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) of Manipur.

According to an official release, the chargesheet filed in the special court of NIA in Guwahati against these men is for their involvement in waging war against the country.

The NIA during investigation established that the accused persons used to raise funds through extortion in Manipur and then transfer them to countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar for purchase of sophisticated arms and ammunition to be used by the UNLF.

Earlier, the Assam police in raids conducted at different places in Guwahati city had arrested 18 accused persons who were members of the proscribed terrorist organization UNLF and mostly belonging to the revenue collection branch of the said outfit, on three different occasions and items like pen drives, laptops, mobile phones, Indian currency were seized from their possession.

NIA has revealed that UNLF made some attempts to procure weapons with the help of some persons of Chinese origin.

NIA conducted investigation of this case, which involved meticulous collection of evidence for the last five months in several places involving different states like Assam, Manipur, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)

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