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Dimapur Police rescue abducted person, 11 arrested

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 8: Dimapur police rescued one abducted persons on February 5 last and arrested 11 people in this connection.
According to DCP (Crime) and PRO, on February 5 at around 9.30 a.m., 4 unknown persons came to the house of victim identified as Mon Bahadur Chetri alias Temjen Jamir, son of Inder Bahadur Chetri, resident of Anwar Husain Road Dimapur and abducted him and demanded ransom of Rs.1 lakh from the victim’s parents for his release.
On receipt of the information, a joint operation by Dimapur Police along with the 5th Assam Rifles was conducted at Padam Pukhuri, Dimapur, Block – 5 Lane – 4.
On reaching the suspected house, a cordon and search was conducted at the residence of Benito Chophy “SS” Deputy Kilonser of NSCN Akato Chophy Group.
The kidnapped victim was rescued and 9 military wing’s cadres of NSCN/GPRN Akato Chophy (Non-Cease Fire) and 2 civilians were arrested.
Those arrested include Isato Aye (36 yrs) “SS” Lt. Colonel, NSCN- Akato) s/o Yevukhu Aye of Zhaphumi village, Akuluto, Zunheboto, P/A – NSCN/GPRN Mess (A) Padum Pukhuri, Dimapur; Niputo Zhimomi (28 yrs) “SS” Lieutenant. NSCN/GRPN (Akato) s/o Khuheto Zhimomi of Zukihe village, Nuiland, P/A- New colony Purana Baza, Dimapur; Kakugha Zhimomi (30 Yrs) “SS” Lieutenant NSCN/GPRN (Akato) S/o Hukhuvi Zhimomi of Zukihe village, Niuland, P/A- Zukihe village; Kughalu Chishi (42 yrs), “SS” Major NSCN/GPRN (Akato) s/o Tohoi Chishi of Mapulumi village, Atoizu, Zunheboto, P/A- NSCN/GPRN (Akato) Mess Padum Pukhuri, Dimapur, Block-5 Lane -4; VikisheAyemi (58 yrs) “SS” Kilonser NSCN/GPRN (Akato) s/o Lt. Nihozu Ayemi of Zhukhu village, Medziphema, P/A- Zhukhu village; Hukato Chophy (49 yrs), “SS” Brigadier NSCN/GPRN (Akato) s/o Nizukhu Chophy of Yehemi village, Suruhoto, Zunheboto, P/A- New Colony, Purana Bazar, Dimapur; Avika Chophy (37 yrs) “SS” Jt. Secy, NSCN/GPRN (Akato) s/o Nikheto Chophy of Yehemi village, Suruhoto, Zunheboto, P/A- Borlingiri, Karbi Anglong, Assam; Tokato Awomi (32 Yrs) Ss. Major, NSCN/GRPN (Akato) s/o HevukhuAwomi of Aghunato village, Aghunato, Zunheboto, P/A -Purana Bazar Lane-I behind Hollohon BOC, Dimapur; David Yepthomi (40yrs) “SS” Sergent, NSCN/GPRN (Akato) s/o Toluvi Yepthomi of Kuhuboto village, Niuland, P/A- NSCN/GPRN (Akato) Mess Padumpukhuri, Dimapur; Lokho Leriena Mao (34 Yrs) s/o late Daiho Mao of Shajouba village, Tadubi, Senapati, Manipur, P/A- H/No. 289, Purana Bazaar, Dimapur; and Awoto Awomi (18 yrs) s/o Hevukhu Awomi of Aghunato village, Aghunato, Zunheboto, P/A- Purana Bazar Lane -I, behind Hollohon BOC, Dimapur.
The seizures include one .22 pistol with magazine; one .32 pistol with magazine; one letter head of NSCN Akato Chophy group (promotion order); Military dress 1 trouser and 1 cap); one register containing extortion details from transporters; 8 smart phones and 3 basic phones; 1cancelled red card; and 3 cancelled blue cards.
Accordingly, a case has been registered vide EAST PS CASE NO 0033/22 U/S 364 A/34 IPC R/W 25(1B) R/W 7/8 NSR and is under investigation.
(Page News Service)