Murder accused carrying ₹25000 reward arrested by Seppa police

Seppa: In a major breakthrough, Seppa Police arrested one Pemasang Chijang, 42 yo, on 07.12.2022 involved in murder and gun theft case. He was at large after committing crime on 19.10.2022 at Chijang village, Bana. He had stolen one SBBL gun with ammunition from a house and murder head GB of the village and escaped from the village. The incident was reported to PS on the intervening night of 19 and 20 October 2022. The FIR was registered at Seppa PS vide Case No.54/2022 u.s. 380,302 IPC r.w. Sec.27 Arms Act dated 20.10.2022.

Subsequently, a lookout notice was issued against him on 21.10.22 and he was once spotted in the Bhalukpong area but narrowly escaped. Thereafter, East Kameng Police pronounced Rs.25000/- reward on 26.11.2022 for any information leading to the arrest of accused Pemasang Chijang.

On 07.12.2022, information was developed regarding the probable hideout of the accused in the jungle area of Bana circle. Seppa Police immediately swung into action and two teams formed to effect the arrest. The teams were led by Inspr. Sochi Don, Inspr. N Nishant, SI Ananto Boruah,  CT M Doka, CT S Taniang, CT A Haque, CT D Sangdo, CT T Chama and CT H Biki under the supervision of DySP Seppa Shri Martin Ratan.

The team conducted an operation in the dark in the jungle area of Afakso village of Bana. Two rounds of ammunition were also fired in the air when accused Pemasang Chijang was trying to escape from the spot in the darkness. Operation was carried out swiftly in night hours without  any casualty and the accused was apprehended. 

Motive of the crime was personal enmity and series of many small brawls between accused and the deceased leading to murder. 

Further investigation is going on to recover the weapon of offense. SP Seppa thanked local residents of Bana and the victim’s family who helped in catching the accused.

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