From a Correspondent
HOWRAGHAT, July 5: Two persons have been arrested by Howraghat police last night from Matipung and Rongmili of Diphu town on kidnapping charges. The two persons, identified as Bransli Timung and Jenshing Rongpi have been arrested by the Howraghat police based of the confessions of ex-UPDS cadres, who are still under police custody on charges of kidnapping the son of a businessman, Mahesh Varma. Police recovered Rs 24,500 from their possession. Police sources further said that one of the two, was actively involved in the kidnapping and it is learnt that they (ex-UPDS) took Rs 13 lakhs for the safe release of Mahesh Varma recently.