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Three apprehended

Kokrajhar police apprehended three persons in two separate operations carried out in the district,which included a NDFB(S) linkman in Kokrajhar on Tuesday.

Based on specific input, an operation was launched led by SDPO, Gossaigaon on Tuesday at Raimona village under Gossaigaon PS where Dilip Mushahary (23) was apprehended from his house. He had been given extortion calls and messages using fake SIM cards, forged documents, etc to many soft targets like government employees in the name of NDFB (S) in the area.

A case has been registered vide Kachugaon PS case no. 60/16, U/S. 387 IPC, R/W Sec. 10/13 UA(P) Act.

Seven numbers of mobile hnadsets, four simcards and Driving License in the name of Dilip Basumatary were recovered from his possession.

In a separate operation,police apprehended two bike/vehicle lifters and seized a bike at Romanpara under Kokrajhar PS.They were identified as Swmbla Narzary of Romanpara and Pabitra Mushahary of Gwjwnpuri. Based on interrogation, the accused person led to the recovery of a stolen Bajaj Pulsar 220 F Colour blue and black, bearing registration no. AS16B – 4096, engine no. DKICCF18075 and Chassis No. MD2413E29CCFI9428 from his house.

‘Police has been taking stern measures against bike/vehicle lifting cases in the district’,said a senior police officer.

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15 Oct 2017 - 9:42pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Assam State Electricity Board(ASEB),Guwahati defeated Salbagan Football Club (FC), Gossaigaon 5-0 goals to lift the 20th Daoharu Mungkhlong Football Trophy -2017 in the final match being played at Dotma HS School in Kokrajhar district on Sunday.

For ASEB, Hiteswar Narzary netted first goal in 18th minutes against Salbagan and led the match 1-0 in the first half. Akhrang Narzary of ASEB scored three goals in 55th,66th and 70th minutes.Vishal Sooner netted one goal in 60th minutes against Salbagan in the second half of the match which led the to win the trophy 5-0 goals.Akhrang Narzary was awarded best player in the match and given away a trophy and cash 5,000.

BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary handed oper the championship trophy and cash reward 50,000 while Mrithunjay Narzary, BTC executive member gave away runners trophy and cash 25,000.

Thousands of spectators from different atas of Kokrajhar district and its adjoining region witnessed the final match.

Mohilary lauded the football trophy organisers for organising football trophies in the name of Bodoland martyrs. 'We must recalled contributions of martyrs, who were dedicated their valueble lives for the cause of Bodoland homeland ',Mohilary said.

The trophy has been organised in memory of martyrs who were sacrifice their lives in the Bodoland movement for the cause of Bodoland statehood. The trophy has been created strong amusement among sports lovers in the region, which was started in 1997,said a organiser of the trophy.