ITANAGAR, Sept 18 � In a major breakthrough, Itanagar police arrested three more miscreants involved in the kidnapping and murder of KP Chacko, a businessman from Naharlagun.
A police team laid an ambush at Hollongi area and arrested the three people after a fierce encounter on Tuesday, police said today. The team laid a trap and intercepted the trio at Hollongi. During the operation, the miscreants fired on the police team to which the police retaliated. All the three who sustained bullet injuries were arrested and admitted at RK Mission Hospital here.
Police recovered a pistol, some ammunition, one stolen motor cycle, six mobiles and nine SIM cards from their possession.
The arrested criminals were from Gogamukh in Dhemaji district, Bikram Boro from Gohpur and Dora Sanjay alias Dora Tadu from P-Sector, Itanagar.
Chacko was kidnapped from his residence on August 28 last and his decomposed body was recovered from a jungle near Doimukh on September 6. � PTI