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Engg students held for wedding venue vandalism

GUWAHATI: The Guwahati police have arrested nine Assam Engineering  College students on Wednesday hours after they vandalized a wedding ceremony bereft of any reason triggering anger in the entire capital city where the role of the principal has come in for sharp criticism.

 Acting on a complaint lodged by a family who threw the wedding ceremony in Jalukbari on Tuesday midnight, police have picked up Gautam Moyan, Diganta Nath, Harshajit Sharma, Subram Prakash Kalita and Manash Baishya,  Mrinmoy Chakraborty, Hirak Jyoti Nath, Shivam Karmakar, Manash Pratim Sharma charging them with vandalizing the ceremony.

Investigators told that these students were interrogated and strict actions would be initiated if they were proved guilty.“Interrogation is going on. Right now we cant jump into a conclusion. But if they are found guilty nobody would be spared,” said an investigating officer in Jalukbari police station.     

 According to the complaint, dozens of AEC students suddenly stormed into the reception ceremony at night and assaulted many guests and vandalized the decorated venue bereft of any reason.    

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