Itanagar: In a joint operation by Arunachal Pradesh Police and Tripura Police, an accused in a criminal breach of trust case, who is alleged of ran away with cash of around Rs 45 lakh from Seppa in Arunachal’s East Kameng district, was arrested from Agartala in Tripura, a senior police officer said on Sunday.
One Sushanta Saha (47), an accused in a criminal breach of trust case, who is alleged to run away with Sharing details of the case, East Kameng SP Rahul Gupta said, “Sushanta Saha (47), manager of M/S Longsa Mangam Enterprises, fled away with the cash collection alleged to be around Rs 45 lakh on May 25, 2022. The matter was reported to the police after five days after the incident. An FIR under IPC Section 406 (criminal breach of trust) was registered at Seppa PS.
“The accused kept changing location, sim cards, and mobile phones throughout Manipur, West Bengal, and Tripura. Finally, he was arrested on the intervening night of July 20-21 from Agartala as a result of a raid assisted by Tripura Police,” the SP said.
He informed that the accused’s bank accounts with an amount of Rs 2.7 lakh had been frozen. One mobile phone and three bank passbooks were recovered from the accused. He, however, added that the “actual
quantum of the money involved is under investigation”.
Gupta said that in a similar case of cheating with the local public involving an amount of Rs 10 lakh, allegedly by a migrant contractor, one Abdul Shahidur was arrested by Seppa Police after a raid in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya in July 2021.