Nagaland

Kohima: Three persons arrested in theft case

Kohima police on Tuesday notified about arrests of three persons in connection with theft case from Kohima on several occasions.
(Arrested persons in connection with theft case)

Kohima, October 20 (NEx): The Kohima police on Tuesday notified about arrests of three persons in connection with theft case from Kohima on several occasions. The Police also recovered the stolen items and handed over to the respective owners.

Kohima police said, one person namely Dzuthzo Tsavito Zhimo, S/o Kughalu Zhimo, of Ighavito Village, Zunheboto was apprehended and produced at North Police Station by Pezielietsie colony youth on October 5, 2020, for theft of LPG cylinders in the house of one of the residents of the colony.

Accordingly, a case was registered and the accused person was arrested and in the course of investigation it was ascertained that the accused person had been indulging in the crime along with two other persons namely Vetsuto Nakro S/o Cuvoveyi Nakro and Shevoto Getsa S/o Tavesu Getsa both residents of Pholami Village.

(Stolen items recovered by the Kohima police)

In the course of further investigation, Police recovered 8 LPG cylinders and one LCD TV, which were stolen by the trio from different colonies on several occasions within Kohima town during the last week of September and first week of October, it said.

Subsequently, the two absconding accused persons were arrested from Pfutsero Town with the assistance of Pfutsero Police Station on October 19, 2020.

Police have identified the owners of the stolen items and handed over the items to the respective owners, it added.