Assam Police Launch Operation Against Gamblers; 5 Arrested
Ahead of the Durga Puja festival, Assam police launched a massive operation to crackdown gamblers. In light of which, five persons have been caught and arrested “red-handed” while they were involved in gambling. Reportedly, the accused were involved in the act of gambling, in a house in Palashgiri village of Kokrajhar district, on September 29. The police also seized Rs 15,500 of gambling materials from their possession.
Tags: Illegal Gambling, Assam, kokrajhar, Palashgiri Village, Crime
504 Grams Of Heroin Seized In Assam’s Karimganj; 1 Arrested
In Assam’s Karimganj district, police seized 504 grams of heroin and arrested one person in connection to it on September 24. Reportedly, the operation was fueled by secret information. According to the police, the drugs were packed in 43 soap cases, and were seized near toll gate. Earlier on September 22, 1,483 Kg of ganja packed in 270 packets from a vehicle in Assam’s Kokrajhar district.
Elderly Woman Killed For Allegedly Practicing Witchcraft: Assam
In Assam's Kokrajhar district, an adivasi woman was killed on a suspicion that she was practicing witchcraft. The incident took place on July 23, in Bongaijora village Part-II in the district. According to the police, the 55-year-old woman was covered in a pool of blood in the verandah of her house. Three persons have been arrested in connection to the murder. Further investigation is underway.
Tags: witchcraft, Assam, kokrajhar, Bongaijora, murder
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
3 Sentenced To Death In Assam Minor Girls Rape Case; CM Himanta Biswa Tweets
A special court in Assam's Kokrajhar sentenced three persons to death on April 8, for raping and murdering two minor girls. The accused identified as Muzammil Sheikh, Nazibul Sheikh and Farizul Rahman were convicted, on April 6. Assam CM Himanta Biswa stated that he visited the family of the deceased and had formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to bring the case to a logical conclusion.
Tags: Death Sentence, Assam, kokrajhar, Minor Rape, Himanta Biswa
Two ULB Militants Killed In Cross-Firing In Assam: Police General Director
Assam Police General Director, GP Singh confirmed on September 18 that two militants of the ULB (United Liberation of Bodoland) have been killed on September 17 during a fire exchange. As per police reports, the two militants were killed by the Assam Police at their camp in Assam's Kokrajhar district. However, pistols and grenades were also recovered at the camp of the Militants.
Tags: Militants, KILLED, kokrajhar, Police, Assam, Bodoland agreement
Courtesy: The Print