City police have arrested one person for alleged involvement in torching four two-wheelers.
According to police, on December 28 around 2 am, a fire incident occurred on the premises of House No 70 JB Cantonment, Jhalupara in which four Scooties bearing registration numbers ML-05-A-2201, ML-05-R-1523, ML-10-A-3806, ML-05-N-7063 which were parked there were gutted.
Accordingly, an FIR was lodged by the owners of the Scooties and a case was registered at Lumdiengjri Police Station under Sections 435, 436 and 506 of IPC.
During the course of investigation, one man involved in the incident of arson causing damage to the vehicles and nearby shops was identified and arrested.
“After a massive manhunt he was taken into police custody. Investigation is being carried out for an early charge-sheet,” East Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police Sylvester Nongtnger said today.