Siliguri : On 29/08/21 at about 2100 Hours two bike riders had snatched away a gold chain from the neck of a lady at Jalpai More. The police had identified one of the snatcher as Mithun Gowala and were on the lookout for him.
Prior to this Mithun Gowala along with his associates had also committed two such crimes under Pradhannaagar area.
Finally, on 07/09/21 evening, acting on credible intel ASI Khagen Barman and force of NJP Police station apprehended the accused Mithun Gowala who was riding one Bajaj Pulsar 220 motorcycle without number plate, near Jiaganj Petrol pump, and found that he was carrying 32.400 Kilograms of Ganja.
The criminal has been arrested and the contraband ganja along with the motorcycle seized.
The Bajaj Pulsar 220 motorcycle that has been seized was used by the accused Mithun Gowala in committing the chain snatching.
The accused have been presented before the Ld Court today, and the necessary follow up actions are being taken.
The accused Mithun Gowala is also an active member of an organised Inter-State Criminal Gang._
He was last arrested by the Detective Department on 04/09/20 with two firearms and 19 round of live ammunitions, when he along with some veteran criminals of Bihar had attempted a Dacoity in Siliguri.
Our, Reporter in Chief
R. Manoj Kumar Sharma
Siliguri City, West Bengal