JORHAT, March 24 � The body of the abducted businessman of Jorhat, Kailash Ginoria (65) was recovered from Lungsung Basti of Nagaland under Bhandari PS today at 9-15 am.
Jorhat police and Nagaland police jointly conducted the operation following confessions made by persons arrested in this connection. Police said the body was found inside a bag kept under boulders near a stream.
Police further informed that the businessman was shot dead by the kidnappers on March 11 after being abducted from Jorhat on March 10.
As many as 14 persons including two policemen and four women have been arrested in this connection. Persons involved in antisocial activities including prostitutes, car lifters and murderers who were associated with the abduction were arrested.
The whole incident became clear after one Rajib Lala Ahmed was arrested by police yesterday. Today police took him along with them to show the place where the body of the businessman was kept. The body was taken to Jorhat Medical College and Hospital this afternoon for post mortem.
It is also important to note that two police constables of Mahendra Nagar Open Jail, Jorhat were arrested in this connection. The recovered weapons including three pistols, grenades and 100 bullets were kept in the quarter of the police constables.
The Jorhat district committee of Chambers of Commerce this afternoon called for a closure of the business establishments in Jorhat town.