Itanagar: SIT arrested one UG, recovered One grenade and ammunition

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News Desk:

The SIT team of Arunachal Pradesh Police has achieved a major breakthrough on Friday with the arresting of one UG identified as Wangchin Wangpan from Lekhi Village, Nirjuli and foiled a major conspiracy of NSCN (U) to commit abduction / Extortion/ murder in the capital complex area.

Talking to media, Dr N.S. Brar, SP, SIT- (PHQ) informed that, on the basis of inputs received from different sources the SIT team comprising Inspr. N Lali, Inspr K Tao, Inspr A Tayeng, led by him, raided various suspected locations in Naharlagun and Nirjuli area and finally apprehended him from Lekhi village .

Wangchin Wangpan is suspected to be a closed aide of self style chairman of NSCN(U) Arunachal Unit Loliam Latey, informed, SP SIT.

During the search, police recovered, one hand grenade , 13 nos of Live ammunition , one mobile handset, Voter ID Card and Dimapur bound Bus ticket.

During the investigation it was revealed that Wangpan was earlier arrested in kidnapping case of under POSCO Act registered in Khonsa PS . Further he was convicted for 3 years in Extortion case of Deomali. He was recently released from Jail in the month of January 2019.

Meanwhile a case of Arms and Explosive Act had been registered.


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