NIA Files Charge Sheet Against NSCN(K-YA) Cadres for Ambush & Killing of Assam Rifles Personnel in Mon

Kohima, March 10 (NEx): The National Investigation Agency (NIA), on Wednesday filed charge sheet before the NIA Special Court, Dimapur, Nagaland, against four NSCN(K-YA) cadres for Ambush and Killing of Assam Rifles Personnel in Mon district of Nagaland on May 25, 2019.

NIA filed charge sheet before the NIA Special Court, Dimapur, Nagaland against four accused persons, namely, Yangang Konyak @ Mopa, Ahon Longphong @ Sangti, Hongo Konyak and Taiwang Konyak under various sections of the law on Wednesday.

The case was initially registered at Tobu Police Station, Mon District, Nagaland on May 25, 2019 relating to an ambush upon 40 Assam Rifles by NSCN (K-YA) on May 25th, 2019, which resulted in the death of two Assam Rifles personnel and caused injuries to four others.

Later, NIA had re-registered the case on December 21, 2019 and taken over the investigation. ‘The investigation of the case has established the involvement of the above mentioned four accused persons along with other NSCN (K-YA) cadres in the ambush on Assam Rifles,’ NIA stated in the charge sheet.

Further investigation in the case continues, NIA added.

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