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Bike lifters arrested in Rowta

Rowta Police busted a gang of bike lifters and arrested four persons besides recovering 4 stolen motorcycles from their possession on Thurday.

Following the theft of a bike during the cultural night programme of Rowta Charali Rangmanch Bihu on Tuesday night, a police team immediately swung into action and recovered the stolen motorcycle along with three other bikes from Harisinga of Udalguri district on the same night.

Police also found a laptop, six mobile handsets from the youths. The arrested youths who are in their early 20's have been identified as David Boro, Mukul Boro hailing from Dimakuchi, Gomthao Basumatari hailing from Dhekiajuli and Rajesh Boro hailing from Sapkaiti of Udalguri.

Meanwhile another incident of theft was also reported on Tuesday night from the same Bihu celebration venue where a small car was stolen.

The bike lifting gang active in this part of state is beleived to be part of inter-state gang. 

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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