Gang of petty thieves apprehended

representative photo

A Correspondent

TANGLA, July 7: A team of Tangla Police nabbed five members of a gang of notorious petty thieves from Tangla weekly market under Tangla police station area on Friday. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Tangla Police nabbed the members of the gang identified as Rajendra Rajbongshi (19), Ajoy Pujari (19), Siba Pariga (21) and Ashok Tanti (28), residents of Hattigarh TE under Harisinga PS while Binod Nayak (25) is a resident of Teliapara under Panery PS in Udalguri. Reportedly, the gang was involved in a number of theft-related incidents in the Tangla weekly market and based on an FIR lodged by one Mintu Das, they were apprehended. The locals have lauded the police action. Meanwhile, they were booked vide Tangla PS case no.108/18 under 392 IPC and forwarded to judicial custody on Saturday.