Tripura: Security beefed up along Mizoram border after 2 IRB jawans were allegedly assaulted

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Tripura: Security beefed up along Mizoram border after 2 IRB jawans were allegedly assaulted

AGARTALA | April 23, 2020:

Tripura has fortified security along its inter-state boundary with Mizoram, after two IRB jawans were allegedly assaulted by the locals on April 18.

A case has been lodged with the West Phaileng police station in Mizoram.

Bhanupada Chakraborty, North Tripura Superintendent of Police while speaking to The North East Today- said that the interstate borders security alongside Mizoram had been fortified after some local villagers who belonged to Chakma community of the state allegedly assaulted two jawans of Mizoram Police IR Battalion.

He added that a large contingent of TSR jawans has been deployed in the area to strengthen the security. The Additional SP is camping on the spot to supervise the situation.

SP informed that police has arrested three people who are connected with the incident. However, one of the accused escaped during the medical check-up.

However, another FIR was also lodged against the absconder at Vangnum Police station under North Tripura District.

The remaining two accused were released on bail when produced in a local court.

The situation is now under control, the SP asserted.