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Kokrajhar, May 24:
The anti-talks faction of the NDFB termed the arrest of its member Barhunka Basumatary alias B. Birkhlai alias Jolo and the subsequent recovery of a cache of arms and ammunition a drama. he outfit’s assistant public secretary, B. Barbai, called up
this evening and said the arrest wa a drama. Barhunka was trying to come over-ground and looking for an opportunity to come out of the organisation, Barbai claimed.
An unidentified man aged around 30 years died on the spot when an oil tanker ran him over on NH31 at Daukijhara under Bongaigaon police station on Sunday night.
Four-year-old Faridul Sikdar of Bhelakowa village in Dhubri district drowned in the village pond on Sunday. The boy was missing since 10am.
Abhiram Rabha, 45, of Japeya-Moinapara village in Bongaigaon district was arrested with fake Indian currency amounting to Rs 29,400 on Sunday. A police source in Abhayapuri police station said on a tip-off, the police raided the house of Rabha and recovered the fake currency.
The official vehicle of the executive engineer of Kokrajhar district irrigation department, Ajit Kumar Sarkar, was stolen on Saturday night. Sarkar lodged a missing diary at Gouripur police station on Sunday.
The body of a newborn boy was found at Sundarpur on Monday. Local residents spotted the body floating on the Bharalu and informed police. The police have sent the body to the GMCH for autopsy.
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