Assam : 7 arrested in Rupai firing incident


Police arrested all accused involved directly or indirectly in the killing of two businessmen in Rupai under dumduma PS in Tinsukia district of Assam.

Accoding to a information available,  seven persons including a woman have  been arrested in connection with  killing of two persons inside a grocery shop at Rupai in Tinsukia district of Assam on Friday last.

arrested persons are Montu Moran( 21), Rupantor Moran (25 ), Niranta Baruah (36), Ramesh Mahanta (38), Bijoy Verma (41), Khitish Baruah (36), and Mrs Dipali Saikia(32)

Bijoy Verma provided the arms to Rupantor and Montu  and played the main role. Not only that,  He also protest against the killing just to cover up his unlawful activities.

Two pistols with five rounds of ammunition, and a cell phones seized from them.

Assam : 7 arrested in Rupai firing incident


Two persons were killed after suspected gunmen fired indiscriminately at a grocery shop in a remote are along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Friday late evening, police said.

The incident took place at Rupai in eastern Assam’s Tinsukia district, the police said.

According to locals, two gunmen came to a grocery shop and fired randomly, leading to death of two on the spot.

While the locals suspect the hands of anti-talk faction of ULFA militants behind the killing, the police called it an incident of robbery.

The police said they have already arrested one person in this regard and his interrogation is on to find more details.


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