Biswanath, July 11, 2019
Sensation prevailed after two accused in a theft case escaped from the police custody on July 11th, 2019 while they were being escorted to the Biswanath Chariali Chief Judicial court. One of the accused Shahjahan Ali was later nabbed by the police, however, Mustafa Ali is still on the run.
Based on locals’ inputs, police managed to re-arrest Shahjahan from Nilpur Tea Estate area. A massive manhunt has been launched to track down Mustafa who fled from the police custody with handcuffs in his hand.
Both the accused hail from Borghat in Sonitpur district of Assam. A case (95/2019) was lodged by the Sootea police against the Ali duo based on which they were sent to judicial custody. A departmental enquiry will also be initiated, as per reports.