Guwahati: Assam police arrested notorious dacoit identified as, Kenaram Boro, in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Monday.
Kenaram was arrested from Sadiya in the district.
The accused was charged in robbery case that happened at the State Bank of India (SBI) Customer Service Centre on Barpeta Road.
As per sources, on May 31, Kenaram with his associate entered the SBI customer service centre in an attempt to loot a SBI Customer Care Service Centre at Barpeta’s Shakti Nagar.
Duo entered the centre to withdraw money and opened fire at the centre, sources added.
Following the incident, locals immediately managed to grabbed one identified as Fazal Ali, while Kenaram fled the scene.
Earlier on February 24, rumours were circulated regarding Kenaram’s alleged encounter-induced demise in Udalguri.
Later, an inquiry conducted by the criminal investigation department (CID) of Assam police revealed that the person killed during the encounter with police in Udalguri district was Dimbeswar Machahary and not Kenaram Boro alias Kenaram Basumatary.
Basumutary was a surrendered NDFB cadre and a veteran criminal from Natun Panbari village in Orang.
“Basumatary was the prime accused in several armed robbery cases of similar modus operandi, including armed dacoity at Nalbari police station, armed robbery and firing at a police team from Roing police station (Arunachal Pradesh) and in an armed robbery of a petrol pump at Khliehriat police station (Meghalaya),” a statement issued by the CPRO, Assam Police had said.