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Indefinite curfew continues in Dhula area of Assam

Press Trust of India  |  Dhula/Guwahati 

The indefinite which was clamped in station area of Assam's yesterday was in force today, officials said.

The continued today though 15 was kept out of the order for movement of traffic and there was no report of any untoward incident, the officials said.

Ranjit Hazarika, Officer-in-Charge of Station, where the person allegedly died in police custody, was arrested yesterday. He was today produced before a local in Mongoldoi which remanded him to 14-days judicial custody.

On the instructions of Sarbananda Sonowal, has rushed to Dhula to take stock of the situation.

The was clamped yesterday after a man died as police opened fire to control a mob, which attacked Dhula police station alleging death of a person due to torture in police custody.

had yesterday ordered an enquiry by MGVK Bhanu into the incident of police firing and submit report to the government at the earliest.

of the Opposition in the Assembly Debabrata Saikia has termed the official enquiry ordered by the government as "inadequate" and demanded a judicial enquiry.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 13:45 IST