IMPHAL, August 21: Accused Thokchom Nando alias Nanao and Letkhosei Haokip alias James Kuki were produced before the court of the District and Sessions Judge Manipur West today in the infamous kidnapping and murder case of Baby Lungnila Elizabeth.
Prosecution Witness no 48 Ningombam Binoy Singh, 67, son of (L) N Gokulchand Singh of Wangkhei Angom Leikai, retired additional SP (Prosecution) of session trial case no. 14/13/53 of 2013, also appeared before the district and session judge Manipur West, K Brajakumar Sharma.
This was Binoy’s third appearance after his earlier physical appearances and deposition before the court on July 22 and August 14, 2014.
CBI’s counsel and special public prosecutor H Chandrajit Sharma was also present during today’s hearing.
Besides being the additional SP (Prosecution) Binoy Singh, had also headed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted in connection with the case.
On November 4, 2003 Lungnila Elizabeth was reportedly kidnapped and the Lamphel police station concerned lodged a case the next day under FIR no.181(11) 2003 LPL PS u/s 364A/368/400/302/384IPC.
However, with the case gradually becoming complicated, a SIT unit was constituted headed by Binoy Singh and the same was transferred to SIT of Manipur police department vide DGP, order No. IC/11/76/2003-PHQ dated November 12, 2003 before the case was handed over to the CBI.