Assam: Three drivers arrested in Dibrugarh over illegal oil trade



Assam police detained three oil tankers at Banipur Railway station in Assam on Wednesday.

Police also arrested the drivers, namely K Rabi Rao, Arbind Rai and Ravi Chetri.

According to police, the accused would steal diesel and sell the oil midway between Digboi and Banipur Railway station.

The tankers bearing registration numbers AS06AC 1842, AS04AC 1350 and AS11B 0577 all belong to Assam.

The team also recovered Rs 53,800 from the drivers.

Sources also stated that five diesel filled tankers were supposed to reach Banipur station on Wednesday.

(Edited by Shankar Kumar Turha)


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