Three reporters, namely Bitu Boruah, Hiren Gogoi, and Samiron Boruah, who reports for different print and electronic publications have been arrested by police for extorting money from trucks. The trio was arrested based on an email complaint received by Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner. According to the complaint, the trio has been demanding money from trucks in the name of Deputy Commissioner, for some time. An FIR was registered at Namrup against the trio with case No 63/20 u/s 120B/342/353/387/419/468/34 IPC.
The same trio was also booked in another case of reporting a rape case revealing the identity of the minor victim.
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