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Prime accused in Nani Tama killing arrested

PTI  Itanagar, June 12, 2013
First Published: 12:39 IST(12/6/2013) | Last Updated: 12:40 IST(12/6/2013)

The prime accused in the Nani Tama murder case has been arrested near an airfield in Itanagar, the police said on Wednesday.

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Kaling Lego was arrested from the airfield area on Tuesday, officer-in-charge of Pasighat police station ABS Ahmed said on Wednesday.

The arrest came more than six months after the killing of 19-year-old Nani Tama, whose body was found buried under the sand on the bank of river Siang at Raneghat on November 30.

According to the police, a casual argument had led to the killing of college student Tama, a native of Ziro town in Lower Subansiri district. He had gone to his elder brother's place of work at Pasighat on a short vacation.

Lego is a BA second year student and a native of Siluk in Mebo subdivision, Ahmed said.

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