From a correspondent
SILCHAR, August 31: In an operation by 6 Assam Police Bn led by Anjan Pandit, SDPO of Lakhipur, 3 dacoits were bbed from their houses at Hatihar area under the sub-divisiol police station at around 4 am in the morning today. The dacoits have been identified as Saifuddin (56), Abdul Rahman Laskar (23) and Khoya Ali Laskar (19). Police recovered from their possession 3 handmade pipe guns, 2 of which were fully loaded, 2 iron pipes, 1 rod and a mobile phone during the raid.
In this operation, Aton Singh, SI Lakhipur PS, and Sheikh Uddin Ahmed, in-charge Banskandi PS, joined it. The dacoits are highway robbers and hijackers of vehicles. Their modus operandi is to waylay cars plying on roads and highways particularly during night and rob the passengers. They threatened the passengers if they did not handover their valuables, cash and other things, they would be treated accordingly. Police sources said Khoya Ali Laskar was arrested some time back on the charge of dacoity. Saifuddin and Abdul Rahman Laskar are father and son respectively.