Kakching: The SP/Kakching District Police Victoria Yengkhom on Sunday has awarded a sum of Rs. 5000 to a VDF personnel who arrested a robber along with robbed money of Rs. 1.22 lakh.
A press release released by SP/Kakching stated that on Saturday at around 3 am, the VDF personnel P. Rojitkumar who was posted on duty at Sora OutPost tried to stop a miscreant who was coming in suspicious manner from Kakching towards Thoubal, but, the miscreant fled before he could be check by Rojitkumar.
Immediately, Rojitkumar alerted other personnel of the Out Post and chased down the miscreant and arrested him and upon checking a sum of Rs. 1.22 lakh was recovered from his possession, the release state
The release also stated that the arrested miscreant is identified as one Thoudam Binod Singh (30 years), son of (L) Thoudam Basant of Khongjom Sapam Bazaar.
Upon interrogation, Thoudam Biond disclosed that the recovered Rs. 1.22 lakh was robbed by breaking the key of a brick field located at Kakching Lamdong owned by one KSH Joy Singh of Kakching Sumak Leikai.
Later the arrested person and the recovered money were handed over to Kakching Police Station.
For this act of bravery, P. Rojitkumar was awarded with the cash reward, the release states.