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Two arrested for theft at xatra
Staff Reporter
Guwahati, July 1 : On the night of June 27, robbers broke open two donation boxes of Tangra Satra at Rukmini Gaon in the city and decamped with the cash therein. On Sunday, two of the alleged culprits were nabbed by the police from the Six Mile area. The arrested persons have been identified as Nur Rahman of Dalgaon and Rafique Khan of the Chandan Nagar area under Dispur PS.

Thief caught, handed over to police
Staff Reporter
Guwahati, July 1 : An alleged thief was found to be hiding in the residence of one Urbendra Ram of Bhaskar nagar under Geetanagar PS with the intention of committing theft on the night of Saturday. Identified as Rakibul Hussain (19), the culprit who was hiding under the bed was detected. While a hue and cry was raised, the neighbours rushed to the residence of Ram and caught the culprit. This was followed by some locals beating him up before handing him over to the police.

Robbery at Maligaon
Staff Reporter
Guwahati, July 1 : Last night a 4-member gang of dacoits entered the residence of businessman Suresh Poddar at Maligaon Greenpark Colony, Railway Station Road in the city. While Poddar along with his family was out of station, his residence was looked after by a care taker. On Sunday night, the gang rang the calling bell of the house to which the care taker responded by opening the door. The gang thereafter carried out their robbery. Meanwhile the police are interrogating the care taker who is about 52 years old. The cash and other valuables robbed by the gang is being assessed.

Theft at Anil Nagar
Staff Reporter
Guwahati, July 1 : In a theft that took place last night at the residence of Anima Prabha Nayak at the Anil Nagar area under Geetanagar police station, robbers decamped with jewellery worth Rs 50, 000 and Rs 40, 000 in case. No one has been arrested so far.