New Delhi, 19th OCTOBER, 2023: Today, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Md. Islauddin Khan, in coordination with the Manipur Police, in the case of bomb blast at Kwakta, Bishnupur District, Manipur in a Scorpio vehicle on 21st June 2023. The case was initially registered by Manipur Police, vide FIR no. 635 (6)2023 dated 21.06.2023 at PGCI Police Station, Sub Division Moirang, Bishnupur District, Manipur and later re-registered by the NIA on 23.06.2023 at Imphal.

NIA Investigations in RC 01/2023/NIA/IMP revealed the involvement of Md. Islauddin in the Bomb blast that took place on 21.06.2023 in an IED laden Scorpio vehicle parked over a bridge located the area of Phougakchao Ikhai Awang Leikai and Kwakta along Tiddim road in Bishnupur District, Manipur. Three persons were injured and the bridge, alongwith nearby houses, got damaged as a result of the bomb blast. After his arrest, Md. Islauddin Khan was produced before the jurisdictional Court at Imphal whereupon the Court remanded the accused to NIA custody for 7 days.

Further Investigations in the case are in progress.