Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Youth held for extortion charge

 The  Udalguri police held a youth on Wednesday for allegedly trying to extort money from a doctor.

Identified as Dipankar Bora allegedly money from Udalguri Civil Hospital physician Dr. Bhagirath Dey who lodged a complaint with the police. They allegedly demanded money along with his accomplice Gusafang Basumatari in the name of a banned militant outfit.

They threatened to kidnap his son for not paying Rs. 2,20,00. Acting on the allegation, police picked up Dipankar to be arrested after interrogation.

Author info

Shajid Khan's picture

Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Sahitya Sabha session starts without prez

1 Feb 2018 - 8:35am | AT News
TINSUKIA: With much fanfare and cultural extravaganza the Asom Sahitya Sabha session gets underway in Tinsukia on Wednesday. President of the state's largest literary organization Dr Dhrubajyoti...

New hospital inaugurated at Pasighat

17 May 2016 - 8:37am | AT News Itanagar
An Integrated 10 (Ten) bedded  AYUSH hospital was inaugurated by Ms. Isha Khosla, DC East Siang, in General Hospital Pasighat  in presence of Dr. Kabang Lego, JDHS, Dr. Mandip Perme, DMO,...

APDCL daily losing 2 crores daily

23 Dec 2016 - 9:31am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited(APDCL) has been losing 2 crores daily due to incurring of power from other agencies as well commercial loses across the state. On the other hand,a newly...