Golaghat, Dec. 25: Police rescued a seven-year-old boy from the house of Jahanara Begum of the 11th Battalion of Assam police at Dergaon on Tuesday. The boy, who was working in her house, was allegedly being severely tortured.
Jorhat: Ranu Dutta, a former teacher of Government Girls’ Higher Secondary School, hung herself at her Club Road residence on Tuesday.
Tinsukia: Four Ulfa militants, led by self-styled sergeant major Indrajit Neog, surrendered before Tinsukia police on Tuesday.
Jorhat: Activists of AASU, AJYCP and some residents of Titabar were arrested on Tuesday for blocking the Amritsar Express at Titabar rail station demanding the halt of the Janshatabdi Express and Kamrup Express there.
Jorhat: A youth, Nobin Bora, died on the spot and his friend Raktim Dutta was injured when the motorcycle they were riding hit a Nano car at Hatigarh on NH 37 here late on Tuesday night.
Silchar, Dec. 25: Two passenger trains were flagged off in the Barak Valley districts today. One train will leave Silchar station at 6.15am for Karimganj and return at 8.30pm. The other train will travel between Silchar and Bhairabi in Mizoram.
Silchar: Bejoy Deb was killed when a truck collided head-on with a bike on Club Road here on Monday.
Guwahati: The special CBI court on Monday convicted Pranab Paul Choudhury, a former head cashier of United Bank of India’s Arunachal branch in Assam’s Cachar district and sentenced him to four years’ rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 1.25 lakh. The accused was allegedly involved in misappropriation of around Rs 59,84,000 in 2003.