In an early morning operation on Saturday, police arrested one Ankur Changmai from Hoolungpara Gohain Gaon under Teok Police Station in Jorhat district and recovered three HE grenades and 11 rounds of 9 mm live ammunition from his house.
Jorhat Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Chandrakant Nimbalkar said that the team of police was led by Officer-in-Charge of the Lahdoigarh Police Station.
“Ankur Changmai (27), son of Jiten Changmai, is a dreaded criminal,” said Nimbalkar adding, “Police have already chargesheeted him in two cases in Teok Police Station.”
The Jorhat Sp stated, “He’s a veteran criminal and dacoit. He has been arrested under Arms Act.”
The Jorhat Police chief also informed that the criminal was preparing to commit another dacoity.
“Interrogation is going on,” he said.
Last month, ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, Jorhat Police arrested one Jonathan Aier from Morongial Road area and recovered a hand-made pistol along with some live ammunition from his possession.
The Jorhat Police team led by the Jorhat Additional SP (HQ), Officer-in-Charge of Mariani Police Station and the in-charge of Deberapar Police Outpost conducted a raid and search operation at the house of Jonathan Aier, son of Talimaran Aier of Morongial Road under Deberapar Police Outpost in the district.
Jonathan, it was reported, was an NSCN cadre, who was on the way to serve extortion notes to small tea growers and a tea company along the Assam-Nagaland border in Jorhat district.