DIBRUGARH, Aug 17 - Police have arrested six persons for their alleged role in extortion and for misbehaving with the authorities of a private nursing home by bringing allegations of misdeeds against it.
Dr Damani�s Nursing Home lodged an FIR that some 20-25 people, who claimed to be members of some organisations and media persons, demanded Rs 10 lakh from the nursing home after alleging wrongdoings by it.
On the basis of the FIR, police arrested Zubin Mech, president, Lachit Sena, Dibrugarh Town Committee, Dipak Dihingia, district secretary, Sanmilita Asomiya Yuva Sakti Asom, Jitul Chetia, Town Committee, Lachit Bir Sena, Kalyan Sonowal, AGS, Lachit Bir Sena, Dijen Dutta and Sanjib Dowarah of the Tai Ahom Students� Union, Lahoal Anchalik, ASP Padmanab Baruah told newsmen.
The complainant had reported to police that unidentified persons also trespassed into their premises, used foul language, harassed two female members of the nursing home on August 12 during curfew hours and also on August 13.
Police have registered a case under various sections of the IPC and Disaster Management Act, 2005.
DU waives 20 per cent exam fees: Dibrugarh University has waived fees by 20 per cent for all examinations of the current session (2019-2020) in view of the pandemic situation and financial hardship of the stakeholders.
The University has also initiated online form fill-up process. In the first phase, the web portal for the form fill-up of BA/BSc/ BCom 2nd semester (backlog), 4th and 6th semester (regular and backlog) examinations, 2020 (non-CBCS) was made open from Monday.
The online form fill-up for BA/BSc/BCom 2nd semester examination, 2020 (CBCS) and other examinations will be notified shortly. Students are requested to visit the University portal: https://dibru.online or www.dibru.ac.in.
I-Day celebrated: The Tricolour was unfurled at Chowkidinghee parade ground on Saturday as part of the 74th Independence Day celebrations.
Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Jogen Mohan attended as the chief guest. The district administration felicitated four individuals for donating plasma after their recovery in the fight against Covid-19. The programme was attended by Dibrugarh MLA Prasanta Phukan, Lahoal MLA Rituparna Baruah, DC Pallav Gopal Jha and SP Sreejith T.
Independence Day was celebrated in the campus of Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL). Managing Director Reep Hazarika was the chief guest and unfurled the Tricolour.