By Manoj Kumar Ojha
DOOMDOOMA: Tinsukia Superintendent of police Abhijit Gaurav on Thursday said that terrorists’ organizations hand if any in the IED case, is being investigated.
Amid statements from Assam’s Director General of Police( DGP )G.P. just before two days that the state police would not let Assam to become a playing field of any type of territorists organization ; Security forces recovered three kgs of suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from Makum, around 10 km east of Tinsukia town on Wednesday morning.
The IED was found in a plastic bag planted on the road passing through the overbridge with wires connected to it, police said.
” Acting on a tip off, joint team of police and Army recovered a suspected IED-like object in the morning at around 10am, Abhijit Gaurav, Superintendent of Police, Tinsukia, told Our India
“Immediately, the area was cordoned off, and the bomb disposal squad was called in. The experts from the Army neutralised the suspected IED by carrying out a controlled blast. The remains from the site will be sent to forensics for examination to find out the kind of explosive , Chemical analysis will be done , we investigate if any hand of terrorists’ organisations ,” he added.
Gurav said they were investigating the matter to figure out the persons involved, their motive and their target.
According to an army source, the IED, weighing around 3 kg, was found on the Makum bypass .
“This was detected by alert troops carrying out road opening duty and effectively neutralised at 12.10 pm without any damage.”
At least 11 terrorists were nabbed from across the state this week .
Three persons with alleged links to the Bangladeshi proscribed outfit Ansarul Bangla ( ABT ) an affliate of the Al Quaeda in Indian subcontinent ( AQUIS ) , were arrested from Assam’s Dhubri district during a search operation on Monday.
Six militant of Kamtapur Liberation Organization ( KLO ) out were apprehended following a gunfight with Assam police in Kokrajhar district on Monday.
Two cadres of banned radical Islamist organization Popular Front of India ( PFI ) have been arrested in Assam’s Dhubri district two days ago .
However, It’s really sound tough for Assam police to cop up with the situation until they are not equipped with all advanced technology, weapons and proper training to maintain law and order of the state.
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