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Gang of petty thieves apprehended

TANGLA: In a major sucess for Tangla police apprehended five members of a gang of notorious petty thieves from Tangla weekly market on Friday. Acting on a tip off, a team of Tangla police nabbed the members of the gang identified as Rajendra Rajbongshi(19),Ajoy Pujari(19),Siba Pariga(21),Ashok Tanti(28) residents of Hattigarh TE under Harisinga P.S while Binod Nayak(25) is a resident of Teliapara under Panery P.S in Udalguri. Reportedly,the gang was involved in a number of theft related incidents in the Tangla weekly market and based on a F.I.R lodged by one Mintu Das they were apprehended. The locals have lauded the police action. Meanwhile they were booked vide Tangla P.S case no.108/18 under 392 IPC ad forwarded to judicial custody on Saturday.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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