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Monday, April 19, 2021

    Assam: 11 ‘fake’ army jawans arrested near Guwahati Airport

    The imposters were masquerading as army officials carrying fake identity cards and wearing camouflaged uniforms.

    Guwahati: In a shocking incident, a total of 11 persons were held by Azara police near Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, who were loitering around the airport.

    The imposters were masquerading as army officials carrying fake identity cards and wearing camouflaged uniforms.

    The accused have been identified as Ganesh Das, Saurav Sharma, Dhiman Krishna, Joymoni Sharma, Nayanjyoti Gautam, Bijoy Moni Sharma, Dijen Sharma, Riponjoy Goswami, Rupam Sharma, gyananda Das and Kaushik Bhuyan.

    The arrested accused belongs to Patarkuchi in Bajali, Baihata Chariali and Satharbari in Nalbari.

    Acting on a tip-off, Azara Police got into action and arrested the 11 imposters from the location. Police also recovered a four-wheeler, five motorbikes and fake identity cards of the Indian Army from their possession.

    Currently, police is carrying out investigation on the alleged accused. They are also suspecting of a bigger ring involved in this incident and are on the lookout for further details.


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