KANGPOKPI, October 11: One JCB dozer which was hijacked by some unidentified persons on Sunday evening at around 1:45pm has been recovered between South Changoubung and North Changoubung which is located at about 10 Km away from Kangpokpi by a team of Kangpokpi police led by Inspector L.Vaiphei along with a team of 43 AR personnel posted at Kangpokpi led by captain Shashikant Marathe today at around 10am.
According to the information received from Kangpokpi police station, Kangpokpi Police alongwith 43 AR personnel conducted a combing operation in the wee hours of today. When someone informed them that a vehicle ha been moving towards North Changoubung, the team rushed to the side and recovered the hijacked JCB along with the drivers and four others on the way between South and North Changoubung Village.
The JCB driver told the police that around 5/6 unidentified person hijacked the vehicles along with them on Sunday at around 1:45pm but they could not identified whose party or organization they belongs or whether they are just a gang party.
The JCB belongs to one Binod Kumar from Imphal. Kangpokpi Police escort the vehicles to Imphal today itself.