Tension returns to Assam-Mizoram border
Incursion reported every week after an alleged assault on Assam MLA alongside Nagaland border
The police in southern Assam’s Hailakandi district have elevated vigil alongside the interstate boundary following alleged incursion by miscreants from Mizoram.
The incident on June 4 got here every week after armed males fired at an Assam MLA on the border with Nagaland.
Hailakandi’s Superintendent of Police Ramandeep Kaur stated the most recent incursion from throughout the inter-State boundary was reported from two locations.
“They built a house at one place and burnt down two abandoned huts at the other,” she stated, including that the problem has been taken up at a better stage between the 2 States.
“We have strengthened the BOPs (border outposts) to prevent any law-and-order problem,” Ms. Kaur stated.
In November 2020, alleged miscreants from Mizoram had blown up two authorities colleges in southern Assam’s Cachar district adjoining Hailakandi.
On May 27, miscreants from Nagaland had reportedly fired upon Congress legislator Rupjyoti Kurmi, who had visited a village on the inter-State border.
Assam additionally has border disputes with Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.