IMPHAL: Two persons, including a rifleman of 7 Manipur Rifles, involved in stealing gold jewelleries from an officers’ quarter of RIMS campus on May 9 last have been arrested by police.
All the stolen gold jewelleries have also been recovered and handed over to the owner.
The nabbed thieves are identified as Md Salim (27) son of Md Abdul Maher of Kiyamgei Muslim Awang Leikai and Sairem Sudesh (23) son of late Somendro of Tera Loukrakpam Leikai. Salim is a rifleman of 7 Ma-nipur Rifles.
According to sources, some unidentified persons had stolen gold jewelleries and Samsung AT-355 from officers’ quarter of RIMS on May 9.
Based on a complaint filed by the owner of the gold jewelleries and the mobile handset, a team of Lamphel police led by SDPO Bangkhomba started investigation and nabbed the two men on May 29.
Police managed to recover the stolen items and handed them over to the owner on Sunday.
Source: The People’s Chronicle