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Dhubri, July 17:
The body of a boy, identified as Babul Ali, 11, of Nidanpur village, under Lakhipur police station of Goalpara district, was recovered from a wetland last night. A police source said Ali drowned while fishing with his siblings.
Upen Haloi, 55, a local mediaperson of Nalbari, died on the spot when a speeding Safari car hit him at Patkata Chowk on Friday night.Haloi was associated with various district-level organisations.
Babul Sheikh, a dacoit wanted by Barpeta police, was arrested from the Barpeta Road railway station area on Friday night. Police recovered two pistols and 11 daggers from him.
Two trucks, loaded with timber, were seized by forest officials of Lakhipur range office from Jaleswar-Bamunerbhita area on Friday. Forest officials also seized a timber-sawing machine from the area.
The NDFB on Saturday denied its involvement in Thursday’s bomb blast at Fancy Bazar, and accused the state machinery of blaming the outfit needlessly.
Six people were injured in a collision between a minitruck and a minibus in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya today. he truck was coming from Assam en route to Mizoram. The driver of the truck is absconding.
A drug addict allegedly killed his father, a forest official, by stabbing him, in Churachandpur district of Manipur, official reports said. Thangminlian, 27, a student of law in Bangalore, was angry with Kappau’s refusal to give him money. Kappau was rushed to Churachandpur district hospital where he died. Thang-minlian is in police custody.
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