20 C
Guwahati
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
More

    Cops Crack Down On Illegal SIM Cards In Assam’s Morigaon

    Around 5500 illegal SIM cards of different companies were recovered from Safiul Islam

    Acting on a tip-off, the Moirabari police busted a racket of illegal purchase and sale of SIM cards in at Saharia Gaon in Assam’s Morigaon district. Police arrested one Saiful Islam in this connection and seized around 5,500 SIM cards of different companies including Vodafone and Idea.

    The operation led by officer-in-charge Adit Boro was conducted on September 19th, 2019. “Islam was involved in this business of illegal purchase and sale of SIM cards for a long time in the area. An investigation into the case has been launched,” police said.

    A case (No 300/2019) under sections 120B (Punishment of criminal conspiracy), 409 (Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent), 419 (Punishment for cheating by personation), 420 (Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property), 468 (Forgery for purpose of cheating) and 471 (Using as genuine a forged document or electronic record) and 66 of the IT Act has been registered at the Moirabari Police Station against the accused.

    Inputs and Photo: Aswadul Islam

    Published:

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    TRENDING

    Assam: Writer Sikha Sarma receives rape threat in Facebook

    Rongmon Nath, a student of Gauhati University, made derogatory remarks against Sikha Sarma in a Facebook post.

    BREAKING: ULFA (I) warns of ‘Action’ against Tata’s Amalgamated Plantation in Assam

    The outfit said that the company's head office was outside Assam where no indigenous personnel from Assam were in employment

    Breaking | Sikha Sarma slapped with sedition charges, sent to judicial custody

    Sikha Sarma in a Facebook post refused to consider the soldiers killed in the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh as martyrs

    Assam Phase III Polls: Fate of 337 candidates in fray including 25 women

    Election Commission of India is ready to conduct polling at 11,401 centers

    Ex-CM Bhumidhar Barman is stable, still in ICU: APCC

    Ex-CM Barman is being treated under the supervision of Dr Sohidul Alom Choudhury

    Pramila Rani Brahma alleges malpractice by UPPL party ahead of polling in Kokrajhar

    BPF candidate from Kokrajhar East Constituency Pramila Rani Brahma cast her vote at Kokrajhar Vidyapith High School