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Assam Police Accused Of Theft By Neighbouring Mizoram

A long-running bound row amid Assam and Mizoram worsened aback in July.

Mizoram has accused the Assam badge of "stealing" architecture actual in Kolasib commune which shares the bound with the neighbouring state's Hailakandi. A case has been filed in the matter, admiral accept said. The Himanta Biswa Sarma administering has, meanwhile, declared that the architecture action was actuality agitated out in a atom beneath its jurisdiction.

The adventure took abode on Friday afterwards the Assam badge cadre entered Mizoram's Zophai breadth in Kolasib's Bairabi subdivision, breadth a arch is actuality built, Commune Deputy Commissioner H Lalthlangliana has abreast Rohan Jha, his Hailakandi counterpart.

"Assam badge created problems for the workers on the armpit and alike blanket some architecture materials, including pieces of adamant rods...A badge case of annexation of architecture abstracts has been filed adjoin them at the Bairabi Badge Station," Mr Lalthlangliana has said in a letter accounting bygone to Mr Jha. He has additionally conveyed the advice over a buzz call, admiral said.

The Assam government today declared that Mizoram admiral had entered its breadth in Hailakandi and amorphous amalgam a bridge, PTI reported.

"The Officer In-Charge (OC) of Ramnathpur badge base and his patrolling aggregation anon accomplished the atom and chock-full the architecture work, calling it a breach by Mizoram as they had no ascendancy to body a arch on the Assam side," Hailakandi Superintendent of Badge Gaurav Upadhyay told the account agency.

"In adjustment to advance the position of Assam and to ask Mizoram armament to retreat from the Assam ancillary of the bridge, a affair of about 200 Assam badge cadre and commandos beneath my administration and added chief admiral accomplished Kachurthal on Sunday morning."

He rubbished the accusation of annexation adage the neighbouring accompaniment was aggravating to alter absorption from the "main issue, that is actionable architecture by Mizoram authorities on Assam soil."

"The accusation of any annexation by a acclimatized force like Assam Badge is actually concocted, baseless, malafide and bare of any facts," Mr Upadhyay said.

Three districts of Mizoram -- Kolasib, Aizawl, and Mamit -- allotment a 165 kilometre bound with three of Assam's in the Barak Valley -- Hailakandi, Cachar, and Karimganj. The bound is acknowledged in at atomic bristles spots.

After axial paramilitary armament were commissioned in the acknowledged breadth amid Cachar and Kolasib afterward an inter-state badge affray in July, in which six Assam cadre died and about 60 were injured, the altercation has shifted, of late, to Hailakandi-Kolasib.

Some bodies had austere an abandoned academy in the area; the Assam police, too, were affianced in declared gun battles with those claiming to be Mizo civilians.

Mr Lalthlangliana, however, said Friday's adventure may not be advised a abuttals affair as it was a armpit beneath architecture to affix roads.

"However, government agents committing an act that can be interpreted as annexation of government acreage is actual black and advised actual serious," said Mr Lalthlangliana.

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