Assam-Mizoram Border Dispute | Case against Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and 6 others by Mizoram Police

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Published: July 31,2021 08:19 AM
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Criminal cases have been filed against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, four senior officers of the state police and two more officials by Mizoram Police over Monday's violent clash

July 31, 2021: Criminal cases have been filed against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, four senior officers of the state police and two more officials by Mizoram Police over the violent clash that took place along the Assam-Mizoram Border on Monday.



They have been booked under various charges, including attempt to murder and criminal conspiracy, Mizoram Inspector General of Police (Headquarter) John Neihlaia told PTI.



The FIR was lodged by the state police at the Vairengte police station late Monday after a gun fight between the Mizoram and the Assam police forces near the border town, he said.



The four senior Assam Police officers named in the FIR are Inspector General of Police (IGP) Anurag Aggarwal, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Cachar Devojyoti Mukherjee, Cachar Superintendent of Police Cahndrakant Nimbalkar, and officer in-charge of Dholai police station, Sahab Uddin, Neihlaia said.



Cachar Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli and Cachar Divisional Forest Officer Sunnydeo Chaudhary have also been booked under the same charges, he said.





Besides, cases were also registered against 200 unidentified Assam Police personnel, Neihlaia said.



The four police officers and the two administrative officials have been summoned for questioning on Sunday, he added.



The Mizoram Police issued notice for appearance to the six Assam senior officials the same day Assam Police issued summons to Mizoram officials and another to the Rajya Sabha MP from Mizoram, K Vanlalvena in New Delhi in connection with the Monday clash between the two state police forces.