Held with gun

    20-Sep-2022
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CCpur, Sep 20 : Churachandpur police arrested  a 27 year-old youth along with a 4.5 mm pistol  from Pangzawl village near COC Cemetery, here, today.
The arrested person has been identified as Paolianmang Misao, s/o N Ngamkholun of D Phailien village, Churachandpur.
On receiving inputs that an unknown person carrying small arms has been moving around Churachandpur area since the last few months, the police team under the supervision of its senior officers immediately swung into action and started looking for the suspect who, according to the source, was brandishing arms to harass and threaten the general public.
The suspect was later found travelling in a red Chevrolet Optra SRV bearing Manipur registration number and hence he was detained for frisking by the police.
On checking the vehicle, the police team seized one 4.5 mm pistol (made in Taiwan); one live 9 mm round; one Realme Narzo mobile phone (black) and one fake Aadhaar card in the name of Thongkhopao Lhungdim.
On preliminary interrogation, the individual stated that he has been harassing and threatening the general public by displaying the pistol.
Further, he stated that he had cheated many people of their hard earned money with false promises.
The arrested individual has been handed over to Churachandpur police station along with the seized items.