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Illegal Aadhar Enrollment Centre Busted In Assam's Dibrugarh

A team of Dibrugarh Police reached the spot after receiving the complaints. However, the culprits were managed to flee the spot.

Illegal Aadhar Enrollment Centre Busted In Assams Dibrugarh

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Oct 2021 1:35 PM GMT

Guwahati: The Police in Assam's Dibrugarh district have busted a center of illegally enrollment of Aadhar card.

The raid was carried out in the Dibrujan area of upper Assam's Dibrugarh town on Saturday.

Police sources said that one person identified as Khalil Rahman was reportedly running the illegal Aadhar enrollment centre in the area by collecting Rs 350 to 500 per people.

The police also informed that the person was running the centre on a daily basis from 6 pm to 10pm.

A team of Dibrugarh Police, led by officer-in-charge Bularam Terong, TSI Arjun Singh and Barbari in-charge Hemanta Sharma reached the spot after receiving the complaints.

However, the culprits were managed to flee the spot.

A senior police official said that police has started an enquiry into the matter and strict action would be taken against the culprits.

Earlier, at least three persons, including a female, were arrested from Powai area close to Powai Tea Estate under Margherita Police Station in Tinsukia district for running a fake Aadhar card centre and duping the people of the area. The fake centre was busted during a sudden raid conducted by Margherita Police in the presence of Sarfaraz Haque, ADC, Aadhar Tinsukia, Parishmita Dehingia, Nodal Officer, Aadhar, Tinsukia and Siddhartha Sonowal, Executive Magistrate, Margherita.

"Based on the complaints pouring in constantly regarding the illegal activity, we raided the temporary establishment wherein the accused carried out the act of issuing fake Aadhar cards to people, especially the marginalized tea workers," said an official of Margherita civil administration. Meanwhile, the police recovered one Iris scanner, a finger print scanner, a laptop and a GPS device from the illegal centre during the raid.

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