26 - 09 - 2017

Kidnapping of girl students, two arrested

AGARTALA, Sept 16, 2017 (TVN): Police have arrested two person allegedly involved in kidnapping of two minor girl students and remaining three are absconding. The accused are Sagar Debnath s/o of Vishnu Debnath ofSimna and Jitendra Saha of Baidadigh,i Bishalghar. Both are employee of   a shopping mall in capital.

Case was registered under section 366,120 (B), 506 of IPC and section 8 of POSCO against the accused. Both were sent to judicial custody till 18 September after being produced in court on Friday. Court directed the police to submit CD on 18 September.

OC of Sidhai police station Himadri Sarkar said two students from Mohanpur went missing mysteriously on way to school on 8 September. A case of kidnapping was registered in police station by parents of victims. After investigation police found  one of the girl developed friendship  with Sagar Debnath through face book.

Both girls went to meet Sagar in the shop where he was working Maharajganj Bazaar. But they could not meet him as they did not have his contact number nor the location of the shop he was working.

Seeing them standing for a long time near the fire station in Maharajganj Bazaar, Jitendra Saha  guard of a shopping mall  that took them to Aralia in the house of  Rahim Mia. He told  they can meet Sagar there.

Both were kept in the house of Rahim Mia for trafficking to outer state, police said. After getting information police recovered both girls on 14 September and Rahim Mia house owner is absconding.  Police thinks a network of trafficking is involved with the kidnapping of two girls.


No shortage of power during puja, says power minister

AGARTALA,Sept 15,2017 (TVN): During Durga puja the demand of power may rise to 300 mega watts, all necessary steps taken for interrupted power supply, said power minister Manik Dey.

Talking to media on Friday in secretariat, the power minister said during puja the power requirement will be  450 mega of power – 300 mega watt for state  and 150 mega watt power that exported to Bangladesh.   

During puja form Palatana 135 megawatt, from central sector share 85 megawatt, from Monarchak  94 megawatt, state’s own production 84 megawatt, from Mizoram 20 mega watt and by exchange 32 mega watt will be taken.

Mizoram and Meghalaya give additional power to the state during puja and in return the state also gives power to them during their celebration of Christmas and New Year, the minister said.

The minister also informed in case there is power shortage, TSECL will purchase power from open market. He also urged the puja organizers to apply for temporary power connection and they should make emergency power arrangement in puja pandals.   

Ram Madhav strong message to booth level workers

AGARTALA, Sept 15,2017 (TVN):Before jumping into fray of 2018 election all booth level works should be completed within schedule time. The work should be completed by end of this month or before first week of October.  After completing the booth level work BJP wants to jump in election fray.

The decision was taken in the booth meeting of BJP in Rabindra Bhavan on Thursday. Addressing the meeting BJP national general secretary  Ram Madhav said the booth level workers should have dedication in their work, on them rests  future of 37 lakh people of the state.  

Ram Madhav said if any booth workers cannot do the work he or she should leave making way for more active workers. Only hard work is the key to success of BJP in the state for next assembly election.

He said all kind of initiatives will be taken to bring BJP in power and directed the state leaders to assists the booth level workers.

Ram Madhav said not a single person be left out in this process, those booth level workers who performed well will given more responsible in future in BJP.      


Question paper leaked in Kanchanpur college

KANCHANPUR, Sept 15,2017 (TVN):  The history question paper of third semester got leaked in Kanchanpur College  before exam. This has caused serious resentment among students and they started protesting.  

On Thursday there was history exam of third semester in the college schedule to start at 11 am.  But at 10 pm some students along with parents came to Kanchanpur press club and showed the question paper captured in mobile phone to media.

When the exam started at 11 am it was the same question paper which was shown to media. A section of students and parents went to Kanchanpur police station and registered a written complain.

The principal of college Pramod Malakar said the teacher who prepared the question is on leave, inquiry will be done after findings action to be taken. Meanwhile the history exam was postponed

Sexual abuse: SDM sent ‘compulsory waiting’

AGARTALA, Sept 13, 2017 (TVN): The SDM of Kailashahar, Subrata Choudhury (TCS grade – I ) accused of sexually abusing is brought to Agartala. He has been told to be in ‘compulsory waiting’. A notification in this regard was issued by GA (P&T) on Tuesday.SDM of Longtarai Valley Subhas Chandra Saha will be the new SDM of Kailashahar.  

A DC of SDM office Kailashahar  have given  a written complain of unwanted behavior by Subrata Choudhury. In a letter to DM of Unakoti, the DC stated that  on 8 September Subrata Choudhury after coming to her government quarter tried to abuse her sexually. A copy of the complaint letter was given to chief secretary. On Tuesday, DM of Kailashahar was told for immediate inquiry of the allegation. The accused  SDM was brought to Agartala.   

As per Supreme Court guideline all DM offices have a committee. The committee of sexual harassment in working places is told to investigate the allegation. After getting the report government will take action against the accused SDM.

Meanwhile members of tribal officers’ welfare forum met chief minister Manik Sarkar in his official residence.  Chief Minister was briefed about the incident and demanded him to take action against the accused SDM.

Two school girls goes missing

AGARTALA, Sept 12, 2017 (TVN): In broad day light two school girls went missing from Mohanpur town. The incident happened at 11 am morning 8 September.Even after four days Sidhai police station did not find the two missing girls.

Whether the incident is missing or kidnapping police is clueless, parents are tensed about missing of two school girls. Like any other days both girls left home in morning for Mohanpur girls High School where they are studying  after that both went missing. Mobiles are also switch off.

The parents of both girls have registered an FIR in Sidhai police station ( case no 80/17 363 IPC). Police failed to find any clues about their whereabouts after four days. They cannot tell whether it was an incident of kidnapping or missing.

Local MLA Ratan Nath also spoke with SDPO of Mohanpur  and Sidhai police station. He expressed displeasure on police failure to find any clue about the missing girls.