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Fresh extortion call to Debobrata Saikia

Congress leader and Nazira MLA Debobrat Saikia gets extortion call from ULFA for Rs 30 lakh in cash. According to information, he received the call on Thursday from a person who identified himself as Rupentor Axom who further threatened to kill him if he fails to pay the amount. Earlier in August 2012, Saikia got the first extortion call from ULFA forcing him to lodge FIR in Simaluguri police station. The son of late chief minister Hiteshwar Saikia repeatedly has been getting extortion call from ULFA even before the panchayat election.

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