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Assam DGP (Border) visits Hailakandi district

Press Trust of India  |  Hailakandi (Assam) 

DGP (Border) R M Singh today visited Kachurthal in district of and took stock of the situation in the wake of a boundary dispute with Mizoram, following protests by students that turned violent recently.

Singh interacted with Deputy Adil Khan, of Police Mohneesh Mishra and other senior officials, a district administration release said.

"There is no fresh report of any untoward incident today," it said.

The situation along the Assam-border turned violent after police resorted to lathi-charge to control some protesting students, where among others, a was also injured.

Assam's district administration, bordering Mizoram, had on March 7 clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPc with immediate effect in certain areas apprehending encroachment attempts from the other side.

The prohibitory orders were imposed in Kachurthal and other areas under the station, bordering Kolasib district of

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 21:45 IST