Three held with 105 gelatin sticks in Udalguri
The recent recovery of huge numbers of gelatin sticks from three persons at Rowta in Udalguri district has alerted police and civil administration.
According to information, acting on a tip off, Udalguri police apprehended three persons namely-Najumullah, Moidul and Fajar Ali at Rowta,under Rowta police station along with 105 numbers of highly explosive gelatin sticks from their possession on June 27.
When asked about their links to any jihadi organisation, Rajveer Sing, Superintendent of police Udalguri told media that the persons were not directly involved with any extremist organization.People suspect that they could have been working as vendors supplying gelatin sticks or any other explosive materials like detonators etc at good prices.It needs mention that gelatin sticks and detonators have been used mostly by PWD or other government departments for construction purposes and the laborers somehow managed to steal some explosives to be sold to extremists organizations. Police action has been welcomed by people.
3 Feb 2017 - 10:10am | AT News
Violence continues to erupt in Kohima forcing the government to deploy army and para military forces to contain the situation in the Nagaland capital city on Friday.
Hundreds of protestors keep moving in the city damaging government property demanding Chief minister TR Zeliang’s immediate resignation. A section of the protestors pelted stones at the government buildings to make the situation further worse.
The protestors have threatened to bury the lifeless protestors in front of the chief minister's residence in Kohima if the demands are not entertained.
The situation went out of control when the government held the municipal polls with 33 per cent reservation for women triggering widespread anger among the protestors who hit the streets in Kohima and Dimapur where two protestors were killed in police firing.
An irrate mob on Thursday damaged the municipality office along with s few other buildings in protest against the polls and reservation decision.
13 May 2017 - 11:44am | AT News
Police claimed to have achieved a major breakthrough in its probe into the GS Road robbery incident where gold ornaments worth Rs 21 crore were looted at gun point in full view of its employees and customers from a Jwellery.
The police team probing the high profile robbery case attested the notorious drug mafia Pakhi Miya from Guwahati on Friday night. He was arrested acting on some specific inputs suggesting his huge role where tmr robbers collected the arms from him.
The Bhangagarh police picked up Pakhi Miya and his close associate Vikram Ete from Paltanbazar and during interrogation the entire breakthrough was believed to gsve surfaced. With this, the number of persons arrested in this connection had gone up to five.
Hours after the sensational incident, a joint team of Hojai and Guwahati police picked up Premjit Sinha and Neel Kamal Singh from their houses hours after the incident took place in the busy Bhangagarh area in the evening.
15 Jan 2014 - 2:42pm | AT News
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday rallied behind Rahul Gandhi two days after the Congress Vice president announced his preparedness to shoulder any responsibility.
Talking to reporters in Dispur, the chief minister said that it was his desire to see the youth icon as the country’s prime minister.