Nagaland Home Minister detained; cash, arms seized

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 09:20 hrs

Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen was detained near Wokha district for allegedly carrying a cache of arms and ammunition and Rs 1.10 crore in cash in a vehicle on Monday.

According to Television reports, Imchen was detained on his way to his constituency Koridanga in Mokokchung district from Kohima.

Assam Rifles personnel conducted a search operation of vehicles near Wokha district and found arms and ammunition, liquor and cash inside his vehicle.

As per Television reports, the Assam Rifles personnel handed him over to the district administration and police.

Assembly election is scheduled in Nagaland on February 23. (ANI)

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