SHILLONG | June 11, 2019:
The Special Investigation team of West Jaintia Hills Police yesterday arrested two more people in connection with the flesh trade racket in Jaintia Hills.
Among the two who were arrested include a police personnel from Fire Service, Khroolan Nongrum (41) from Khimusiang, Jowai and Lekipaya Phawa (31) from Riatsasim, Jowai.
The duo was arrested after the team of the SIT received inputs from the girls who were rescued. The two were produce before the court yesterday.
West Jaintia Hills SP, Lakador Syiem said that the image and reputation of the police has been badly affected since one of its personnel is involved in this racket.
“The investigation to expose the people in this whole racket is on. We hope to arrest more people in connection with this case,” Syiem said.
It may be mentioned that the SIT is being headed by Dy.SP headquater West Jaiñtia M.J.Marngar, Addl SP, B.Chetri, DSP D. Moksha and DSP S.Mukherjee.
Those who have been arrested so far are Nikil Sarkar (30) of Muktapur, Victoria Shylla (34) of Mootyrshiah village, Dapynbiang Sten (26) of Kyrwen village, Riwadakaru Dann (22) of Ladthadlaboh Jowai, Kristina Lyngdoh (18) of Sohkymphor village (East Jaintia Hills), Sanwaki Dkhar (28) of Khliehiongriang Jowai, Lemi Ryngkhlem (20) of Demthring, Elison Dkhar (24) of Demthring, Emryngkatmitre Dkhar (20) of Demthring and Prosperity Talang (22) of Demthring, besides the two held recently.