KOKRAJHAR/TAMULPUR,Jan 6: Police on Tuesday evening apprehended two persons - Ramen Barman and Rameswar Saikia - the masterminds behind the kidpping of a small-time businessman Hazrat Ali, who was kidpped on December 29 from Tulsibari under Rangia police station in Kamrup district.
According to police, Ramen Barman of Shahpur and Rameswar Saikia of Suwapur, both under Tamulpur police station in Baksa district, kidpped Ali at gunpoint in a Tata Sumo, identifying themselves as NDFB-S cadres and wearing SSB uniform on the evening of December 29 when Ali was returning home from his shop at Tulsibari under Rangia police station in Kamrup district. Police said the kidppers along with another associate took Ali to Lotibari under Tamulpur police station in Baksa where he was kept in the house of Saikia elder sister.
Police on December 31 rescued Ali and arrested one Riyan Das alias Raju Kumar alias Amit Kumar of Bihar’s Akbar gar in connection with the case. He is in jail now, police said.