Iron smugglers arrested

A Correspondent
JOYSAGAR, June 1: Altab Ahmed (47) and Maina Khan (38) of Amguri Morabazar have been arrested by the NF Railway Police with the help of the Amguri Police of Sivasagar district on Thursday night on charge of stealing NF Railway iron bars and other iron items. As per information received, the accused were carrying some iron bars along with other valuables belonging to the NF Railway under Simaluguri Junction of Sivasagar on Thursday in a mini truck bearing Regd. No- AS-04-AC-9246. The Railway Police with the help of the Amguri Police nabbed them near Amguri-Halwating Tiniali and brought both the accused in to the Amguri Police Station for interrogation, sources informed. Altab Ahmed runs an iron den in Morabazar area and allegedly he was involved in several cases of iron pipe and iron bar theft from the NFR as well as from ONGC, Sivasagar central godown, sources added.