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North East

Villagers attack police team in Assam’s Kamrup district

Rangia, November 5: Four police personnel were injured in an attack by villagers in Assam's Kamrup district when they had gone there to arrest a person accused of theft, police said on Sunday. A police vehicle was also damaged when the villagers of Baruajani attacked it on Saturday night to prevent the personnel from arresting a local youth on theft charges, they said. Police said a team from Rangia police station, led by Officer-in-Charge Bhaskarmalla Patowary, had gone to a nearby village to nab a thief. As they were crossing...
North East

Assam Governor, CM laud police for their role in peace and development

Guwahati, October 21: Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria on Saturday emphasised the role of the police force in maintaining law and order. “A country can progress only when there is proper law and order. The police force plays a pivotal role in ensuring peace,” he said while speaking to reporters after attending the Police Commemoration Day here. Paying tributes to the police personnel killed in the line of duty, he said it is due to their sacrifices that a nation enjoys peace and development. “It is due to their efforts...
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Get fit in 3 months or retire: Assam top cop on plan to remove “deadwood”

New Delhi, May 16: The Assam Police will professionally record the Body Mass Index (BMI) of all its personnel, including IPS officers, in a drive to eventually get rid of "deadwood" from the police force. Cops will be given three months to work on their fitness, after which BMIs will be recorded. "We plan to give three months time to all Assam Police personnel including IPS & APS officers till August 15th and then start BMI assessment in the next fifteen days," Director General of Police GP Singh tweeted today....

Police conduct search at home of suspected bomber at Japanese PM Kishida’s speech venue

NEW DELHI, APRIL 16: Police in Japan have been carrying out a search at the home of a man who threw up an apparent pipe bomb prior to the speech by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, NHK World-Japan reported. Police have urged residents in the neighbourhood to stay away as explosives were used in the incident on Saturday. The police have arrested Kimura Ryuji on the spot on suspicion of forcible obstruction of business. Kimura Ryuji is a 24-year-old man from Hyogo Prefecture, as per the news report. The suspect...
North East

Assam Police neutralises newly-formed militant group

Guwahati, November 17: The Assam Police has neutralised the recently-formed militant Adivasi People's Liberation Army (APLA), a top official said on Thursday. Nine cadres of the group were arrested on Wednesday from Golaghat and Karbi Anglong districts and arms and ammunition were recovered from them, he said. Special director general of police G P Singh tweeted "@assampolice has neutralised a newly formed insurgent group APLA from Golaghat and Karbi Anglong area in less than four days. Nine cadres have been detained and weapons seized. "We continue to have zero tolerance...
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