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West Garo Hills: Five arrested in Tikrikilla kidnapping case
West Garo Hills (WGH) police arrested five people in the past two days due to their alleged involvement in the kidnapping of a fish trader
West Garo Hills (WGH) police arrested five people in the past two days due to their alleged involvement in the kidnapping of Sayful Islam - a fish trader from Bogulurbhia under Tikrikilla police station.
According to police sources, the kidnappers had been tentatively identified after which they made all efforts to bring them into custody.
The police team made the first arrest on December 8 when they apprehended 19-year-old Chijang A Sangma of Bajengdoba.
Further questioning by the police led to the arrest of four more suspects on December 9.
Police identified the accused as Maruti N Marak, Sengrak Ch Marak, Bilbit N Sangma and Chekan Sangma.
They are all residents of Kamari Tikrikilla.
(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)