New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested an accused in a case related to a transnational conspiracy by Myanmar and Bangladesh-based leadership of terror outfits to wage war against the Indian government by exploiting the current ethnic unrest in Manipur.
The agency sleuths arrested Seiminlun Gangte in a case the NIA registered suo moto on July 19 this year. The accused has been brought to Delhi after his arrest and will be produced before the jurisdictional court.
Investigation of the case (RC 24/2023/NIA/DLI) by the NIA revealed that Myanmar and Bangladesh-based militant groups have entered into a conspiracy with a section of militant leaders in India to indulge in incidents of violence with an intention to drive a wedge between different ethnic groups and to wage war against the government of India.
For this purpose, the NIA said, the aforementioned leadership has been providing funds to procure arms, ammunition, and other types of terrorist hardware, which are being sourced both from across the border as well as from other terrorist outfits active in the North Eastern states of India to stoke the current ethnic strife in Manipur.
Further investigations in the case are in progress.