FROM A CORRESPONDENT
Jorhat, Jan 8: Organized crimes by gangs under the patroge of some powerful political leaders have allegedly started playing a domint role in the control of the B.G yard in Jorhat which is continuing ubated. And failure to contain such illegal activities by concerned authorities is slowly giving rise to petty cases of theft of grocery items ordered by businessman from outside the state for the otherwise domestic customers of the state. One such incident has come to the light following the seizure of more than 40 tins of mustard oil by Jorhat Police from Mahimabari area of Titabor.
Sub Inspector Dipankar Bora of Jorhat Police station seized 40 tins of ‘Sankar’ brand mustard oil which costs Rs 1200.00 per tin from the grocery shop of one Raju Bora in Mahimabari. He oils tins were seized based on the confession of one Rupam Bora of the Sarbaibondha area of Jorhat who was earlier arrested by the police after Dhiraj Kundalia, a trader of A.T Road lodged an FIR about theft of mustard oil tins worth Rs 50000 after it was unloaded from a goods train in the B.G Yard. Rupam, a known thug of the B.G Yard planned the operation meticulously and in the me of delivering the said lot directly to a customer ‘Shyam Traders’ of Sibsagar, looted the goods and sold it to Raju Bora for a paltry sum of money. Police maged to arrest Rupam Bora tracking his mobile number. And based on Rupam’s confession police raided the grocery shop at Titabor and subsequently arrested Raju Bora. But Raju on the pretext of evading further interrogation in the pretext of being a heart patient is presently undergoing treatment at the JMCH.