Pothashang News Service
Imphal, December 31: 26 ASSAM RIFLES under the aegis of HQ 9 Sector Assam Rifles has nabbed the culprits who were involved in kidnapping of a truck driver Adako Mao within 48 hours of the abduction thus tranquillising the communal tension.
On December 28 Adako Mao was kidnapped after armed assailants stopped his truck at Motbung in Senapati district. Abduction resulted in public rising and blockaded of national highway.
Based on the specific input, 26 Assam Rifles along with Imphal East Commandos and Kangpokpi Police tracked the movements of the kidnappers and apprehended the individual at Lamlai Mayai Lekai while they were fleeing on NH 202. All the three cadres namely Redeemsion Muivah alias Bruce Lee (21 yrs) son of (L) Khaningkhai Muivah Muirei, Moirangthem Bungcha alias Ishorjit Meitei (30 yrs) don of (L) Ingoucha Meitei and Lamgoulun Misao and Paulneo (30 yrs) S/O (L) Kamsei Misao involved in the kidnapping belongs to UNPC/CTLA(United Naga People Council/Ching Tam Liberation Army).
One 9 mm pistol along with 05 live rounds, 03 Mobile phones and one Honda Dio Scooter (Regd No MN-015E/0213) was seized from the possession of the arrestee. The individuals were booked at Lamlai Police Station on 30 December 2017.