Police nabbed two Tiwa Liberation Army insurgents from Raha when they were on an extortion drive on Saturday. Identified as Tiken Pator and Rupjyoti Bordoloi, they were caught by the local residents of Manipur Tup in Raha in the evening when they came to extort Rs 5 lakh from businessman Nur Islam. During interrogation they confessed to have come to extort money at the instance of their leader Bidyut Amseng.
Guwahati: Assam Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Christmas.
In his message to the people of Assam, Prof. Mukhi stated, “I convey my warm greetings and best wishes to the people belonging to Christianity in particular and all the people in general on the occasion of Christmas”.
The Governor also said, “Christmas is a celebration of birthday of Jesus Christ and on this occasion let us all rededicate ourselves to the teachings of Lord Jesus for strengthening universal brotherhood, love, compassion and harmonious co-existence”.
The Governor has appealed to everybody to use this occasion as a cause to spread the message of peace, co-existence, amity and camaraderie among mankind through joy and merriment.
Chief minister Tarun Gogoi has directed the police to launch a massive manhunt to arrest the killers of the class IX student.
The teenager was shot dead by NDFB or National Democratic Front of Bodoland ultras in the presence of her parents at Dwimugri village under Runikhata police station in Chirang district as the militants suspected her of being a police informer.
The police admitted that the body was retrieved at least 24 hours after she was killed and blamed remoteness of the village and non-cooperation by villagers for the delay.
Notably, she was killed on August 20 while her body was retrieved in the evening the next day.