Dreaded Dacoit Gang Busted, 7 Held In Guwahati

3 members of the dacoity gang held by police
3 members of the dacoity gang held by police

Guwahati, March 19, 2019

In a significant breakthrough for the Gorchuk police, seven dreaded dacoits, including the gang’s kingpin, were nabbed while they were planning to commit a major dacoity in Guwahati. The gang was involved in the sensational dacoity in Ahomgaon.

Six were nabbed from different locations in Guwahati and the remaining one was picked up from Baksa district of Assam. The police seized daggers, knives, master keys, mobile phones, vehicle, gold jewelleries and so on.

The arrested dacoits have been identified as: Ganesh Basumatary (Baksa), Ganesh Lama (Lalunggaon), Shankar Karmakar (Nagaon), Javed Khan (Chaygaon), Rontu Barman (Barpeta), Mahanta Brahma (Baksa) and Ankur Rabha (Udalguri). The arrested dacoits are aged between 20 to 25.

It may be mentioned that on the gang of dacoits barged into former SSB Jawan Kasung Suleman’s Guwahati residence in the wee hours of March 16th, 2019 and looted cash, gold jewellery at gunpoint. The armed masked men tactfully entered into the house in Ahomgaon, threatened the family with daggers and weapons, tied them up with rope and fled with cash, gold jewellery and a newly purchased Hyundai i10.