Four members of criminal gang nabbed in West Khasi Hills district

Shillong July 14: Four members of a criminal gang were arrested on Tuesday for kidnapping one man from a village in West Khasi Hills District.

Superintendent of Police, Herbert G Lyngdoh said, the victim identified as Rintu R Marak was abducted by miscreants from Ringdim village under Shallang police station on July 9, after which, joint operations led by police teams from West Khasi Hills, South Garo Hills and East Garo Hills were conducted.

Vigorous search and combing operations were conducted in the suspected areas intensively for five days inspite of inclement weather.

“Owing to the tremendous pressure put in by the concerted efforts of the Police teams, the miscreants had to release the victim on Tuesday” Lyngdoh said.

A case has been registered at Shallang Police Station. The SP further informed that four persons were also arrested in connection with the case, and investigation is still in progress.