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Youth held for extortion charge

 The  Udalguri police held a youth on Wednesday for allegedly trying to extort money from a doctor.

Identified as Dipankar Bora allegedly money from Udalguri Civil Hospital physician Dr. Bhagirath Dey who lodged a complaint with the police. They allegedly demanded money along with his accomplice Gusafang Basumatari in the name of a banned militant outfit.

They threatened to kidnap his son for not paying Rs. 2,20,00. Acting on the allegation, police picked up Dipankar to be arrested after interrogation.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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