Armed gang member arrested

According to police, the arrested gang member, who was identified as Mangkholam Kipgen alias David Kipgen, was involved in a case of snatching an INSAS rifle from Kangvai Post of Churachandpur police in December, 2020.


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A member of an armed gang was brought to Churachandpur by a team of Churachandpur police on Tuesday after he was arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell on Monday.

According to police, the arrested gang member, who was identified as Mangkholam Kipgen alias David Kipgen, was involved in a case of snatching an INSAS rifle from Kangvai Post of Churachandpur police in December, 2020. He committed the crime by identifying himself as a KNF member and an FIR was registered against him.

Regarding the case, other eight individuals involved were also arrested and the police recovered four SBBL guns and two country made pistols. The snatched INSAS rifle was recovered later during the investigation. Further investigation is underway, it added.

First Published:Sept. 21, 2021, 9:42 p.m.

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