Six persons arrested in abduction case in Mokokchung
Mokokchung, Sep. 27 (EMN): Six persons were arrested by Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) troopers and Mokokchung Police personnel in connection with an abduction case on September 26 evening.
Superintendent of Police, Mokokchung, Aotula T Imchen informed that the operation team initially arrested four persons at Akhoya village junction during the wee hours on September 26, and later arrested two more persons.
She also informed that arms and ammunition of various calibers and other equipment were recovered from the arrested persons during the operation.
Imchen said that on September 21, a written complaint was received at Changtongya Police Station stating that Ramakant Giri, a senior supervisor of Nitin Sai Construction Company went missing from Changtongya town.
She added that upon receiving the complaint, a search and rescue operation was immediately launched and a case was registered.
A special team led by Aketo Chishio, SDPO Tuli, was set up and during the investigation, it was ascertained that the NSCN-K (Yung Aung) was involved after receiving a ransom call from a cadre claiming to be from the said faction.
However, the victim appeared at Changtongya town around 7 pm on September 25 when a massive search and rescue operation was conducted by the police.
The police reported that a medical examination of the victim was immediately conducted and he was found to be in good health with no signs of any physical harm.
‘IRB and Mokokchung Police personnel continued to conduct area domination, patrolling and MVCP to track the cadre’s movement and finally arrested all the persons involved in the case’, Imchen informed.
The arrested persons were identified as Wangyim of Triloi village, Myanmar, Wenghka of Nyenching village, Myanmar; Peyau of Koshoi village, Myanmar; Hangsha of Chenloishu, Mon district; Imkongakum of Akhoya village residing in Mokokchung town and Aosunep of Akhoya village.
It was also reported that all the arrested persons had admitted their involvement in the abduction case.