Tura, Dec 13: Three employees of a petrol pump in Nongalbibra in South Garo Hills (SGH) district who were kidnapped by a gang of 5 armed men were released unharmed, police informed
The 3 victims were released in Gare Nawak near Nengkhra in East Garo Hills at about 3 pm this afternoon, Dec 13.
The trio – Shiv Kumar Patel, Dharmendra Patel and Witley Sangma were kidnapped by a gang of armed criminals on December 10 from the Amasa Petrol Pump in Pathargittim which falls under Nongalbibra PS.
Police search parties had been on the lookout for their abductors ever since the incident was reported to them.
Confirming the release of the 3 employees, the superintendent of police, SGH, Abraham T Sangma said, “They were released this afternoon and are currently being spoken to by our police teams. We will have a better idea of the people behind the kidnapping if the victims cooperate. Hopefully we will be able to nab them soon.”
The release of the 3 employees allegedly came after the payment of ransom though no reports could be confirmed on the amount given to secure their release.