New Delhi:The National Investigation Agency on Monday arrested a transporter for his involvement in supply of funds to the Maoist terror outfit Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC).The accused, identified as Chotu Singh, was arrested in Ranchi.
According to NIA, Chotu was working as a transporter in Magadh-Amrapali coal belt region and got contracts for transporting coal in the region, on the recommendation of TPC leader Akraman alias Netaji.
These contracts were taken at a higher rate than the prevailing rates and the extra amount was being transferred in cash to TPC leader Akraman by accused Chotu. "The accused will be produced before the NIA Special Judge at Ranchi on Tuesday, seeking his police custody", a Spokesperson of the federal probe agency said. Further investigation is continuing."So far, seven accused persons have been arrested in this case", the NIA said in a statement.(UNI)