Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

NIA arrested three Nagaland government officials

First Published: 26th March, 2018 13:36 IST

The top investigation agency (NIA) on Sunday arrested three Nagaland Government officials for their alleged involvement in illegal extortion of tax from various government organisations, on behalf of the banned

The top investigation agency (NIA) on Sunday arrested three Nagaland Government officials for their alleged involvement in illegal extortion of tax from various government organisations, on behalf of the banned insurgent outfit NSCN-K.

The arrested officials included a Director of the department of Agriculture, an Executive Engineer of the department of Rural Developmemt and a Divisional Accounts Officer of the Department of Urban Development.

The arrested officials faces charges of providing substantial amount to NSCN-K by way of contributing Government funds to the banned outfit in their official capacity.

The NIA had earlier summoned former Nagalang chief minister TR Zeliang twice, earlier this month in relation to an NIA probe into payoffs to NSCN-K by government departments in Nagaland.

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Polling for 15 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Northeast underway, 96 candidates in fray

As many as 35 candidates are in the fray in Assam, 10 each in Manipur and Meghalaya, 14 each in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim, 6 in Mizoram 4 in Tripura and 3 in Nagaland.

19th April 2024
Banner
Lok Sabha polls: Over 13 lakh voters to exercise franchise for lone parliamentary seat in Nagaland tomorrow

3 candidates are in fray for the Nagaland Lok Sabha seat.

18th April 2024
Banner
20,000 personnel deployed in Nagaland ahead of Lok Sabha polls: DGP Nagaland

There are no major incidents which have been reported, especially the incidents about election campaigning or model code of conduct, Nagaland DGP said.

17th April 2024
Banner
Nagaland BJP leader Imkong L. Imchen lashes out at Congress and others for accusing it ‘anti-Christian party’

Imchen said, "Those opinions were untenable and were not in conformity with reality."

16th April 2024
Banner
Naga Issue: PAC to hold consultations with civil society and Naga nationalist groups after Lok Sabha polls

This was informed by Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio while he was addressing a rally in support of NDA Lok Sabha candidate Chumben Murry

13th April 2024