Eight members of an alleged abduction gang have been arrested from Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district in reference to the kidnapping of two safety guards engaged by the Fuel Authority of India Ltd (GAIL), police mentioned at the moment. Numerous arms and ammunition have been additionally recovered, they mentioned.
Appearing on a tip-off, the eight members of the gang have been arrested with arms, ammunition and conventional weapons close to Bhairvi river financial institution within the Gola police station space, Superintendent of Police Prabhat Kumar mentioned.
The arrested have been concerned within the abduction of safety guards on the night time of April 3. The guards have been deployed at a fuel pipeline set up challenge website, he mentioned. Seven different members of the gang managed to flee, he added.
Whereas one of many guards was launched quickly after the kidnapping, the opposite particular person was launched after 19 days in captivity.
These arrested have been recognized as Birchand Manjhi (27), Binod Manjhi (32), Somara alias Gachu Manjhi (38), Niranjan Murmu alias Nira Murmu (32), Shiv Manjhi (40), Sulendra Manjhi (23), Beniram Manjhi (26) and Gautam Manjhi (26) — all hailing from Bandatola of Piparajara village, the officer mentioned.
“Now we have recovered two country-made pistols with reside cartridges, three sharp conventional weapons together with axes,
two bikes, and 150 sq. ft plastic utilized in making tent, moreover seven cell phone units,” he mentioned.
A fuel pipeline set up work between Ramgarh and Bokaro is underway and the incident occurred on the border of the 2 districts which is a dense forest space, police mentioned.
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