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Government Of Assam Home & Political Assam Police

Police Commissionerate


Highlights of Good Works done by Police During the Year, 2016

  • A special anti-theft drive to curb vehicle/bike lifting was carried out on 31/03/2016 by a team of City Police Crime Branch and officers of Guwahati East Police District which resulted in the apprehension of 4 veteran vehicle lifters. Following the drive, one revolver with 8 rounds of live ammunitions and one Glamour bike were also recovered by the team. This refers to Bhangagarh PS Case No- 46/16 U/S 364 (A) IPC.
  • In an incident of rape and gruesome murder of a girl aged about 21 yrs, who was earlier reported missing from 15.03.2016, the Crime Branch along with Noonmati Police arrested 3 accused persons who also admitted to have committed the crime. Both media and the public praised police action. This refers to Noonmati PS Case No. 111/16 U/S 302/201/376 IPC.
  • On 25/05/2016 a team of City Police Crime Branch apprehended 2 NDFB (S) cadres both hailing from village Domoria, PS-Tamulpur, Baksa from Sivanagar hill area under Dispur Police Station. They were found to have been giving demand calls to public in the name of NDFB. This refers to Dispur Police Station Case No. 1209/16 U/S 121/121(A)/384/387 IPC R/W Sec. 10/13/17 UA (P) Act.
  • Based on specific input on 01/06/2016, a team of City Police Crime Branch apprehended the NDFB (S) cadre hailing from Vill- Amguri Rani Jura, PS-Bijni, Dist- Chirang from Paltanbazar area. Subsequently, another hardcore NDFB listed cadre of Vill-Gazerjuli, Batasipur, Dist- Sonitpur was also apprehended from Mia Basti in Dimapur which was used as their transit camp. This refers to Paltanbazar PS Case No. 452/16 U/S 121/121(A) IPC R/W Sec. 10/17/ 20 UA (P) Act.
  • On 02.06.16, an amount of Rs. 82, 00,000 (Rupees Eighty Two Lakhs) only was recovered within 24 hours of reporting of looting of Rs. 1 Crore under Paltanbazar PS. Four persons, all from Dhubri were arrested. This refers to Paltanbazar PS Case No. 453/16 U/S 381 IPC.
  • In what came to be known as the Simon House Case a FIR was lodged on 05.06.2016 stating that one person had died in the incident of fire that apparently broke out at Simon House, Paltanbazar. In the course of investigation, 2 involved accused persons were arrested in a joint operation launched by Crime Branch, Paltanbazar Police and Dhemaji Police. This refers to Paltanbazar PS Case 459/16 U/S 120(B)/436/380/302/201 IPC.
  • On 13/06/2016 at about 9:30 PM a jewelry dealer of Bhaskar Nagar under Fatasil Ambari Police Station was shot at by some unknown motorcycle borne miscreants in an attempt to loot him. The City Police Crime Branch along with Fatasil Ambari police successfully nabbed the involved accused persons within two days. This refers to Fatasil Ambari PS Case No. 281/16 U/S 394/397 IPC R/W Sec. 25(1A)/27(2) Arms Act.
  • On 21/06/2016 on the basis of an input regarding movement of drugs from Dimapur to Guwahati, a quick action plan was put in place by the City Police Crime Branch ably assisted by Dispur Police. Acting on a further tip-off, a Mahindra Bolero (NL-02C-4921) was searched and a substantial 750 grams of Heroin was recovered from the possession of two drug peddlers hailing from Nagaland and Manipur. This refers to Dispur PS Case No.1487/16 U/S 21(c)/29 NDPS Act.
  • On 25/08/2016 at about 2.30 PM, a FIR was lodged on the kidnapping of a small girl, about 8 years. The kidnapping was done by a newly-employed maid. The complainants had no clue about the actual identity or address of the maid. A team of Crime Branch and Basistha PS immediately launched a massive search and rescue operation that spread to the fringes of Barpeta district and in less than twelve hours apprehended a total of 6 kidnappers and their accomplices from Khudrabori gaon under Sarthebari PS, Barpeta and recovered the victim girl unharmed. The media, public and of course, the complainants praised the City Police. The DGP, Assam, commended the officers, personnel and citizens who helped with appropriate commendation Certificates. This refers to Basistha PS Case No. 836/2016 U/S 364 (A) IPC.
  • On 03.09.2016 two persons presented a BoI cheque at Bank of India, Udalbakra Branch amounting to Rs. 41, 51, 00, 111 belonging to Mumbai Main Branch supposedly issued by MAH PRATHAMIK SHIKSHAN PARISHAD to be fraudulently deposited in the account of one A.K. Dutta. Further, 3 BoI cheques signed by Mr. Dutta were also presented for doing RTGs in two different accounts in Guwahati. Later on, it was found that the cheques were fraudulently acquired. This refers to Dispur PS Case No. 2147/16 U/S 120(B)/468/420/406/511 IPC.
  • A similar case was lodged on 06/09/2016 in which a BoI cheque amounting to Rs. 19, 40, 31,000 belonging to Mumbai Main Branch, issued by MAH PRATHAMIK SHIKSHAN PARISHAD was presented at Bank of India, Panbazar Head Office to be fraudulently withdrawn from the account of one A.K. Sharma. On the basis of information and cooperation of bank officials, the Crime Branch was able to nab the fraudsters. For this act, the Bank of India felicitated the Crime Branch. This refers to Panbazar Case No. 385/16 U/S 120 (B)/ 420/ 406/ 468/ 471 IPC.
  • On 06.10.2016, on the basis of FIR, the Crime Branch along with Fatasil Ambari Police was entrusted to recover a lady with apprehension of human trafficking. The Police team moved to Punjab and with the support of Punjab Police, apprehended the accused and recovered the victim lady. This refers to Fatasil Ambari PS Case No. 449/16 U/S 120(B)/366 IPC.
  • On 11.10.2016, a complainant lodged an FIR stating that some unknown culprits had  stolen a licensed Webley & Scott .32 Bore Revolver and cash worth Rs. 50,000 gauging the absence of the house owner from a large number of newspapers lying on the verandah. Such theft of weapons always has far reaching consequences in so far as public security and safety are concerned. The Crime Branch apprehended the accused and recovered the stolen weapon along with the ammunitions from near Bhangagarh. All the officers and men involved in the operation were commended by the Commissioner of Police, Guwahati. This refers to Chandmari P.S. Case No. 744/2016 U/S 457/380 IPC.
  • On 12.11.2016, following a specific tip off, a male and a female, both from Nagaland, were apprehended at Naga Hotel near Apsara Cinema Hall, Manipuri Basti under Paltanbazar Police Station and one small arm with ammunition were recovered from their possession. This refers to Paltanbazar P.S. Case No. 948/16 U/S 25(1)(a) Arms Act.
  • On 14.11.2016, complainant (a Senior Govt. Employee) received an envelope containing a letter supposedly signed by I.K. Songbijit of NDFB demanding an amount of Rs.10,00,000 (Rupees Ten Lakhs) only. The Crime Branch was able to nab one G. Das of Chabua, Dibrugarh from near GNRC, Guwahati on 12/12/2016 who confessed that he resorted to such modus operandi of impersonation as an easy way to make huge sums of money. This refers to Paltanbazar Police Station Case No. 1015/2016 U/S 120(B)/387 IPC.

Highlights of Good Works done by Police During the Year, 2016

  • 2 Dec 2015: Fatasil Ambari police successfully recovered eight stolen mobile hand sets and arrested one person; Bharalumukh police successfully recovered seven stolen mobile hand sets and one laptop and arrested one person; Sonapur police in a successful operation recovered the kidnapped driver and stolen vehicle from Meghalaya.
  • 27 Nov 2015: Crime branch, Guwahati and Dispur police apprehended four culprits involved in murder with dacoity at Lutuma on 8.11.2015 and recovered the looted items.
  • 13 Nov 2015: Hatigaon police in a successful operation,led by ACP Basistha,recovered 5 stolen laptops,15 mobile handsets and other valuables and apprehended four culprtits.
  • 28 Oct 2015: Basistha police in a major C.I. OPS recovered 4000 gelatin sticks, 1000 detonators and 2050 electronic detonators in Basistha area.
  • 21 Oct 2015: Crime branch, Guwahati achieved major success in recovering Rs. 1,60,50,000 stolen amount in the Brinks Arya theft case and was able to arrest six culprits involved in the crime within 12 hours.
  • 19 Oct 2015: Fake currency amounting Rs. 2,03,500 was recovered by crime branch and Paltanbazar PS and arrested six persons.