Civilian rescued from kidnappers
Imphal: In a major breakthrough against kidnapping, Keithelmanbi Battalion of HQ 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), foiled a kidnapping attempt and rescued one civilian from Imphal East district of Manipur.
Acting on specific and reliable inputs of Keithelmanbi Battalion regarding the kidnapping of one individual from Khomidok Umang Leikai village, Imphal East district, a search operation was launched by the Imphal East Police commandoes, Assam Rifles said in a press release on Saturday.
On timely interception by the commando team, the kidnapped person was rescued from a heap of paddy field of Ishirou Lamlai, Imphal East district. On combing the nearby areas, one loaded pistol was also recovered which was used by the kidnappers. The rescued individual along with recovered items was handed over to the Heingang police station for further investigation, it added.