Suspects have confessed, IM conveys to Core Committee
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, April 05: Three individuals suspected to be involved in the gruesome murder of 10 year old kids– Muheni Martin and Hrinii Hubert of Senapati have confessed to their involvement in the crime, conveyed NSCN (IM) to the Core Committee.

The three suspects in the custody of the IM group are Manikho, Brown Tangkhul and Adai.

Talking to The Sangai Express today, chairman of the Core Committee, Solomon Veino informed that the three suspects now in the custody of NSCN (IM) while confessing to their crime have also disclosed that many persons were involved in the kidnapping and subsequent murder of the two kids.

The same information was conveyed to the Core Committee by NSCN (IM) through telephone today.

The outfit has also learnt of the particular persons involved in kidnapping the kids and disposing their bodies later, said Solomon.

However, the UG outfit has asked the Core Committee to extend the time for investigation by another 7 days.

To a question whether Core Committee representatives were allowed to meet the suspects at Hebron during their visit there, Solomon replied in the affirmative.

Members of the Core Committee are also expected to go to Hebron either on April 10 or 11 to meet the leaderships of the NSCN (IM).

Meanwhile the Union Home Ministry has asked the State Government to file regular FIRs against all the suspects named.

A reliable source informed The Sangai Express that the Home Ministry has also asked the State Government to take up necessary process so that warrant of arrest may be issued against the suspects named in the case.

Following the intimation from the Centre, Chief Secretary Jarnail Singh has instructed the State DGP to do the needful.