AIZAWL, Sept 25 - The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Mizoram police, constituted to probe the robbery of smuggled gold bars worth Rs 14.5 crore in December last, has re-arrested five of the accused in a two-year-old attempted dacoity case, police said.
However, the five accused who were re-arrested were released on bail, DIG (Northern Range) LT Hrangchal said.
The five, including former commandant of 39th Battalion of Assam Rifles Col Jasjit Singh, were arrested again on Friday in a case of attempted highway robbery near the Bungbangla area under Bawngkawn police station on December 13, 2015.
The gold bar robbery was carried out on December 14, 2015 and Col Jasjit Singh, eight other AR personnel and four civilians were allegedly involved in it.
Though the State Government had issued a notification, handing over the case to the CBI on June 14, the agency was yet to make any response.
The SIT has been making efforts to submit the chargesheet against the accused soon. � PTI