Friday, June 9, 2023

Accused in May 25 hit & run case arrested

In a major breakthrough, Dimapur police with the help of Nagaon police on August 18 apprehended the accused involved in the May 25 hit-and-run case of student of St Joseph University.
In a press note, assistant PRO and ADCP (W&J) Dimapur police said that accused has been identified as one Dildar Hussain.
ADCP said that after a thorough investigation and massive efforts, they were able to identify and locate the vehicle (black Mahindra Scorpio AS01 AK8524) and arrested the accused from Nagaon, Assam on Thursday with assistance of Nagaon Traffic Branch and Nagaon Sadar Police Station. Police said that the vehicle, currently at Nagaon Sadar Police Station in connection with an-other case, would be brought to Dimapur after completion of formalities there.
It may be mentioned that the second semester student– Mapuienla Longkumer (20) was critically injured after the vehicle hit her near the college campus at Ikshe model village on May 25 afternoon.
She was admitted to the ICU of Christian Institute of Health Sciences & Research (CIHSR), 4th Mile and succumbed to injuries the next day.
Police bust veg syndicate; 3 held
In another incident, police special operation team arrested three persons for their involvement in “organized syndicate operating in the vegetable wholesale market in Dimapur.”
According to police, the three persons– Rakesh Kumar, Islam Uddin and Samir Ali, were allegedly involved in the racket and were extorting and collecting money from the market and handing it over to various underground groups.
A case had been registered under East Police State, police said.


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