Hijacking Attempt Foiled


IMPHAL, December 24: Unknown miscreants abducted a brand new Maruti A Star car from a convoy of 13 cars of Eastern Motors, Imphal that was moving from Dimapur to Imphal on 24 Dec 2010. The miscreants had managed to stop the last vehicle of the convoy near village Hengbung on NH-39 and forcibly took it away.
According to a release of the Press Information Bureau (Defence Wing) has said that, on receiving the information, troops of 43 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Red Shield Division immediately launched their columns and carried out extensive search of the adjoining villages along the NH-39, Two vehicle check posts were also established to prevent the escape of miscreants with the car. The car was recovered from the bylanes of Tapou Kuki village on NH-39, abandoned by miscreants. The security forces were still carrying out search operations along with the local police to apprehend the miscreants when reports last came in.


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