TURA, Jan 11: In a major development to the sensational kidnapping of three traders from Dalu, police sources confirmed the kidnappers used dummy weapons to stage the apprehension where eight others managed to escape.
The development sheds new light into the reason why the 8 persons were able to escape the clutches of the kidnappers so easily as not even one shot was fired.
IMphal, Jan 11 (IANS): Assam-based organisations of Manipuri people on Wednesday warned of retaliation if the Naga-imposed indefinite economic blockade of Manipur is not withdrawn soon.
"All forms of blockade and counter-blockade should end, failing which there will be retaliation," the World Manipuri Organisation based in Cahar district of Assam said in a statement.
SHILLONG, Jan 10: Home Minister HDR lyngdoh’s son and proprietor of Marvelene Inn has clarified that the Inn has no involvement in the human trafficking or sexual exploitation case while stating that the incident was a rare one that occurred without the knowledge of the management or the proprietor.
“The inn has no involvement in the case. We want to clarify that police during its investigation found just the waiter’s involvement and nobody from the management,” said proprietor of Marvelene Inn, Nathaniel Rymmai.
SHILLONG, Jan 10: In the backdrop of a sex racket case involving a minor victim and many high profile personalities of the State including a sitting legislator, Police on Tuesday met the owners of around 80 hotels operating in and around the jurisdiction of the Sadar Police Station where the latter were advised on how they could help in curbing the crime of sex trade.
Necessary advisories on ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ while welcoming guests were also given to them during this meeting which was convened at the Sadar Police Station here on Tuesday.
TURA, Jan 11: A rogue elephant, which broke off from its herd caused havoc to four houses in a village in North Garo Hills early on Tuesday night. The village, Bekbekgre is part of an elephant corridor which stretches from the hilly tracts of Bangladesh, going through Balpakram and going into the forest reserves of Goadpara in Assam.
The village and its residents have been having sleepless nights since the past three weeks after a herd of over 40 elephants have been roaming around the periphery of the village itself.
SHILLONG, Jan 10: Refusing to accept the argument of the Mawhati Constituency Political Committee (MCPC) in regards to the arrest of Mawhati legislator, Julius Dorphang after he was accused of sexually assaulting a minor girl, the Thma U Rangli Juki (TUR) has urged the former not to attempt ‘whitewashing Dorphang’s crimes’.
SHILLONG, Jan 10: A 66 year old man has been arrested after he was accused of sexually exploiting a minor girl after a FIR was filed by the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR).
A 66-year-old man identified as Kentely Tangsang was arrested for his involvement in the case registered under Madanryting police station, East Khasi Hills District SP (City) Vivek Syiem informed on Tuesday.