Attack on army convoy: NIA files charge sheet against NSCN-IM militant

New Delhi: NIA has filed a charge sheet against an NSCN-IM militant in connection with the ambush on an army convoy in Arunachal Pradesh on 2 April, 2015, in which three jawans were killed.

The charge sheet was filed before a National Investigation Agency Special Court for Arunachal Pradesh at Yupia on Thursday in which NSCN(IM) militant Kapai alias Singmayo Kapai, a resident of Nagaland, has been named as the key accused.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

NIA told the court that it would continue further investigation in the case as certain other accused are yet to be apprehended, a release issued by the agency here said on Friday.

According to NIA, militants belonging to NSCN(IM) ambushed the convoy of army soldiers on 2 April on Khonsa-Longding road near Tupi village, about 15 km from Khonsa Police Station in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Three army personnel were killed and three others were seriously injured in the incident.

During the course of investigation, NIA collected evidence from the field as well as technical and forensic evidence, which was submitted along with the charge sheet to the Special Court.


Published Date: Apr 29, 2016 04:35 pm | Updated Date: Apr 29, 2016 04:36 pm