3 stolen four-wheellers, 1 two-wheeler recovered, 1 arrested


Imphal: in continuation of drive conducted against the culprit involved in stolen vehicles and re-registration of such vehicles, teams of Bishnupur Police have arrested one person involved in making fake RC and documents of stolen vehicles.

The arrested person was identified Sawmlian Vaiphei, 31, son of Daikhankhual of Torbung bazaar from his house.

Various incriminating items like PVC cards, laptop, printer, lamination machine etc were recovered earlier by Bishnupur Police team, police said.

He revealed the police that some stolen Activas given to him by one Joy Kumar, a notorious vehicle lifter, were sold through him. On his disclosure, one Activa was recovered from his house.

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He stated that he along with one Md.Boicha and Mujib (earlier arrested in Kumbi Police case) was involved in stealing one TATA Xenon bearing chassis no. NAT524005DRN09949 from Irong cheshaba makha leikai which is at the custody of One Lancha kipgen at New Zalenphai. So, after giving information to concerned authority, the vehicle  was recovered from Lancha kipgen’s gate. However, taking advantage of the darkness, he escaped from the spot, police said on Sunday.

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Bishnupur Police teams rushed to Irong Ichil after giving due information to concerned authority to nab Md Boicha son of late Md Manappi of Irong Ichil who was the prime accused in stealing the TATA xenon. However, he was not found at the location as he was evading arrest. On pointing of Sawmlian, one duster suspected to be stolen and used in the commission of crime by Md.Boicha parked at car-wash in front of his house was recovered.

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Sawmlian Vaiphei was arrested and from his possession and production one TATA Xenon, one Renault Duster, one Gypsy (which he drove) and one Honda Activa were seized.

The arrested person and seized items were handed over to Bishnupur Police station for taking necessary action, police said.


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