From a Correspondent
ITANAGAR, Sep 15: The Ruksin Police has achieved a major breakthrough into the Samuel Koyu case by apprehending two of the three accused involved in the policeman’s killing, besides recovering the motorcycle of the victim.
The arrestees have been identified as Sumel Goyari (21) and Sunu Goyari (22). The third accused, who is absconding, has been identified as Kejeng alias Mendela Mushahary, aged 25.
Acting on a ‘specific’ tip-off, a team of police personnel under the supervision of Inspector O Paron, OC PS Ruksin and SI U Pandey, OC SB Ruksin first arrested Sunu Goyari from Mebo in East Siang district on Sept 10 and then Sumel Goyari from Rayang Khatoni village under Assam’s Jonai PS the next day.
During the course of investigation after the July 30 murder of Samuel Koyu, police has also recovered the motorbike of the victim from the residence of one Sabrang Basumatary from Assam’s Simen Chapori. Basumatary, stated to be a professional lifter, who is used to steal motorbikes from others and sale those in other states, is also evading the police arrest.
During interrogation, the accused have confessed their involvement, besides divulging that their modus operandi behind the killing was to snatch the bike of the deceased.
Hailing from Detak village in East Siang, the head constable (telecom) Samuel Koyu, posted at the Sile police outpost, was killed on July 30 last while he was proceeding to his home on a leave. Police had recovered his decomposed body from a jungle in between Rayang and Debing village on August 3.
Ruksin Police had to toil day and night following the ‘call’ from cross sections of the society for nabbing the culprits in the shocking incident that rattled the area. A case (13/2012) under section 302 IPC was registered with the Ruksin PS.
Meanwhile, the people of the area, including the victim’s family, have praised the Ruksin Police for cracking the Samuel Koyu murder case and nabbing two of the three culprits.



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