Silchar, April 11: The series of some unfortute incidents centering in and around Kalibarichar area and Rangirkhari point of Silchar for the last few days have come to an end, much to the relief of the people and the police. Addressing the mediapersons at a press-meet held in the conference hall of the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Cachar on Tuesday evening, Rakesh Roushan, Superintendent of Police, Cachar, said, “So far, we have apprehended 8 persons, out of whom 3 have been released owing to the lack of evidence. Now, the whole situation is under control. Security has been beefed up in all the vulnerable pockets and sensitive areas of the town. No untoward incident has been reported from places laying outside Silchar.”
Deputy Commissioner of Cachar Dr S Lakshman said, “Within 15 days or so, CCTVs will be installed in almost every important points of the town. We have asked all the major business establishments and shops to install CCTV cameras, with consultation with the police, for their own safety and security. Except some stray incidents, no untoward incident has taken place. We met with a number of parties, organizations and important persolities of the town to arrive at some fruitful conclusions.” DIGP Devraj Upadhiya, IPS, Southern Assam Range, who has been transferred in this part of the State recently, also interacted with the mediapersons.
Devraj Upadhiya said, “It is important to know the latent motive of the miscreants or culprits. Arriving at conclusions without proper investigation may lead to chaos and disorder. Any wrong doer will be dealt with firmness. There are certain areas and issues which need to be addressed at the earliest.” He said that people should be alert and should report about any suspicious person. “A handful of miscreants are trying to topple the fabric of this peaceful region. Miscreants have no religion and no ideology; they just want to create tension in the society. There is a number of chronic illness from which the whole Valley is suffering from. These issues need to be addressed as soon as possible,” he added to say.