14 - 08 - 2018

Sukanta Murder: One more arrested

Sabroom, July 7, 2018 (TVN):  Police arrested one more person for alleged involvement in lynching of Sukanta Chakraborty in Kalacherra bazaar on broad day light. Early morning today police detained Khokan Tripura from Gangacharan Para in Kalacherra. With his arrest total nine people was arrested allegedly involved with lynching.  Meanwhile, Sunil Mohan Tripura, Khokan Tripura and Hiran Kumar Tripura were produced in court amidst tight  security.  The court sent them to three days police remand. The lynching of Sukanta was the most brutal one of recent spate of violence erupted in state after murder of eleven years student in Sidhai Mohanpur. Four police personnel also were under suspension due to their failure to protect the deceased.  Till date police has arrested 17 persons for resorting to rumour based violence in which four person were killed in the state.                                     


Vehicular service remains suspended for 5 hrs

Ambassa, July 7,2018 ( TVN):  All kinds of passenger vehicle   service from Ambassa remained suspended for five hours on Friday from 7 am to 12 noon.  The suspension was called by motor workers Sangha demanding increase of passenger fares. For last many years price of fuels and other related things have increased tremendously. But the passenger fare has not been increased since  2012.  Due to the suspense daily commuters suffered the most. Later district transport officer Narayan Saha intervened and assured them their demand will be brought to notice to higher authorities. Meanwhile the state cabinet in meeting on Thursday decided to increase passenger fare by 20 percent.   

SDPO of Telimura suspended

Agartala,July 5, 2018 (TVN): Tapas Deb, Sub Divisional Police Officer (SPDO), Teliamura, has been suspended on Wednesday for his alleged link with banned cough syrup smuggling, sources said. Deb tried to influenced the Investigating Officer (IO) to submit a final report about a vehicle carrying banned cough syrup seized in Teliamura way back in June 2016. However the report was not accepted by a local court paving the way for re-opening the case. The SDPO’s role came to the light in course of re-investigation based on the inputs and statement of the detained vehicle driver Nirmal Shil. Tapas Deb, a TPS Gr-II is the third cop, who was axed as part of new government’s quest for making Tripura a drug addiction free. Earlier, two policemen were axed on the same charge.

Protest before CM residence

Agartala, July 5,2018 (TVN): Youths who passed police constable interview last year demanded appointment in home department. For bringing  the  issue to the notice of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb they sat in dharna  on Wednesday  morning before his official residence. SP West Ajit Pratap Singh reached with large contingent of police . The agitating youths was informed chief minister is in Delhi and told them to withdraw the dharna. But they did not with draw the dharna. So police removed the agitators and detained ten of them. Later all detained was produced in court.                 

Notably, over 1400 youths have passed police constable interview in mid  2017. But the previous government did not give them appointment. They met than chief minister Manik Sarkar, he assured them appointment. But after change of government the process stopped. The issue was brought to the notice present chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb earlier.

Job aspirants claimed that they gave interview one year back, so they do not fall in the new recruitment policy of new government. Some also claimed left their education in mid path for police constable interview and leading hard life.  

Balaram suspended from IPFT

Agartala, July 5,2018 (TVN): Senior IPFT leader Balaram Debbarma was suspended from party  today for anti party activities.  Suspended Balaram was organizing secretary of the party. In a press statement issued by IPFT assistant general secretary Mangal Debbarma stated after repeated complain of anti party activities the disciplinary committee of the party Balaram Debbarma  is suspended with immediate effect under article of no – 5 of party constitution from IPFT until further order                                                    


Lynching: ASI, TSR jawans suspended

Sabroom, July 4,2018 (TVN): On awake of lynching of tabla artist, IG ( law and order ) K V Srijeesh on Tuesday visited Manu and Sabroom police station but did not visit the place of occurrence in Kalacherra police outpost. However, the investigating officer Nakul Debbarma of the lynching case was summoned  in the headquarter of TSR 10 BN. There IG ( Law and Order) sort details about progress of investigation.

The of role of police and TSR have raised eyebrows to many how  the man was lynched in Kalacheera Bazaar on broad day light that also before TSR. The outpost is 100 mt far from the place of occurrence. Sources in police said a unit of fifteen TSR jawan was kept in outpost, whereas not a single came when the incident was happened.

Meanwhile police have geared up for nabbing all the miscreants. A case was registered under section 148,149,353,302,307 and 34 of IPC. After seeing the still and video footage police have identified 20 miscreants. Meanwhile ASI and two TSR jawan was temporary suspended for negligence of duties. SP of South Tripura, Jal Singh Meena was also present with IG.Notably, Sukanta Chakraborty was lynched in Kalacherra Bazaar on broad day light few days back.