Arunachal Police nabs killer of IRBn constable in West Siang district

Arunachal Police nabs killer of IRBn constable in West Siang district

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Itanagar: The police have cracked the sensational murder case of IRBn personnel in West Siang district by arresting the accused and recovering the weapon he used in committing the crime, police said here on Wednesday.

IRBn constable Tapop Yajo was allegedly shot dead in the wee hours on March 3 when he was on duty at the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court at Aalo, the headquarters of West Siang district.

Police on Monday arrested 24-year-old Nai Tali, the accused who hails from Bingung village in Siang district, West Siang SP Jummar Basar informed.

A police team lead by Deputy SP Sange Thinley, who was appointed as the investigating officer in the case, had arrested the accused and produced before the CJM court where he had admitted committing the crime, the SP said adding, the accused had been remanded to judicial custody.

Bassar added that a 12 bore SBBL gun along with one live cartridge has also been seized from the accused. One Tata Sumo used in committing the crime was also seized by police.

Basar lauded Assembly Speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona, DGP R P Upadhyay, IGPs Chukhu Appa and Issac Pertin for their constant supports in cracking the clueless case saying that such supports boost the morale of police personnel working in the fields against various odds.

The gruesome incident had created a sensation across the state and evoked condemnations from all quarters in media and social sites.

Meanwhile, the Speaker lauded the West Siang police for cracking the murder case within six days.

“The people of the entire State particularly, family members of the deceased have been patiently waiting for the arrest of the perpetrator of the crime,” the Speaker said.

“The planned and quick action from the district police has yielded results. Such quick action not only helps in curbing the crimes but also instills confidence among the general public thereby improves the image of the police force,” Sona said.

“I hope that the police force will continue to deliver their best in solving criminal cases and securing the safety of the people in the future as well with their sheer dedication,” Sona added.

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