Guwahati: Based on secret information on Wednesday SDPO, Lakhipur along with O/C Jirighat PS & staff with 37 Assam Rifles Coy, CRPF Personnel conducted a joint search operation at Village Ramgaizang under Jirighat PS and apprehended one ZUF (Zeliangrong United Front) cadre namely Pouthuilung Gonmei (45 Yrs) S/O- Lt. Hungam Gonmei of Vill- Mhainamtsi, PO & PS- Jalukie, Dist.–Peren (Nagaland) and recovered (A) 9 MM Pistol-01 No. (Regd. No.VDB 3641 Model 915, Smith and Wesson Brand, Made in USA) (B) 9 MM Mag.- 01 No. (C) live Ammunition- 05 Rds of 9 MM Pistol from his possession and brought him to Jirighat PS for thorough interrogation.
During interrogation, he revealed about the movement of a person with ransom money collected from one kidnapping at Tamenglong, Manipur. As per his statement, the person received the ransom money at Kolkata and coming by flight to Silchar.
Immediately the person namely Rikhi Paujuam S/O-Ch. Rikhi Chuangluliu of Namdailong, PS-Jirighat picked up by Cachar Police team led by Addl. Superintendent of Police (HQ), Cachar, Silchar at Kumbhirgram Airport. He was carrying unaccounted money about 3 Lakhs.
The investigation is going on for more recovery and unearths the group. In this connection, a case vide Jirighat PS Case No.11/2020 U/S-121/ 121 (A)/120(B)/387 IPC R/W Sec 25(1-a) Arms Act & R/W Sec 10/13 UA(P) Act has been registered.