Mahamaya Temple Theft: Gang of thieves held in Kokrajhar
Guwahati: In a major breakthrough in the under investigation Mahamaya Temple Theft case, Kokrajhar police arrested at least eight people in connection to the incident.
The police team also recovered the theft items of Gold & Silver from their possession.
Informing about the matter, Kokrajhar Police took to Twitter said, “8(Eight) no’s accused persons arrested till time & considerable size of the theft items of Gold & Silver were also recovered.”
The accused have been identified as Hossain Ali (26 years), Haibor Ali (40 years), Saidul Islam (38 years) and Ropijul Haque alias Robial (26 years), Sarbesh Ali (40 years), Rohima Bibi, Johirul Islam (39 years) and Moinuddin Sk (22 years).
Meanwhile, DGP Assam Police Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta hailed the Kokrajhar police for their spontaneous approach in the case.
Earlier, the police swung into action soon after receiving information about it and registered a case vide Case No.48 U/S 457/380 of the Indian Penal Code at the Bagribari Police Station.