Tengnoupal police conduct search operation

Moreh town remained deserted following the total shut down for 24 hours imposed by Kuki Civil bodies.


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In an effort to hint down the culprits in connection with the killing of Thangminlen Guite on Saturday, the Tengnoupal District Police SP Th Vikramjit Singh, CO, 8MR- S Somorjit, and other high ranking officers of Police and CDO conducted search operations early Sunday at S Moljol village.

The police team picked up one gypsy, five motorcycles and some suspected persons. They were released after a thorough investigation. The police team is still continuing the search to nab the culprits in the incident in which T Guite was reportedly shot and killed by armed assailants.  

To control the situation, ADGP(LO)- Ashutosh Sinha, DIG, Range II- K Kabib reached Moreh yesterday and are still stationed there.

Moreh town remained deserted following the total shut down for 24 hours imposed by Kuki Civil bodies such as HTC, KWU&HR, KSO, moreh block and Moreh youth club.

During the bandh, all markets remained closed and there was no vehicles movement on the roadways. The dead body of Thangminlen Guite has been taken to imphal for post mortem

First Published:Jan. 24, 2021, 9:52 p.m.

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