Following the escape of a self-styled commander of proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP)-Nando faction, four police personnel including an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) have been suspended from their services on suspicion of connection with the latter’s escape.
The suspended police personnel are M Washington Seiyao, Thangsha Mekham Maring and Kh Naobi Singh and the ASI is Lienlalzom Singson.
As per media reports, the militant leader Thockchom Nando alias Nanao on March 26th, 2019 escaped from the male ortho ward of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) where he was undergoing treatment.
Nando was arrested for several criminal cases and also for the kidnapping and murder case of Lungnila Elizabeth, the daughter of former minister Francis Ngajokpa.
Meanwhile, a massive manhunt has been launched to nab the escaped militant. A bounty of Rs. one lakh on Nando’s head had also been declared by the Police