GUWAHATI, Sept 27 - The situation in Dhubri is crawling back to normal with the district administration relaxing curfew in the Agomoni Police Station area from 2 pm to 5 pm today even as police has so far made 32 arrests, including some preventive ones, in connection with the incident.
Top official sources further informed that as no incident of violence has been reported in the last 24 hours, and if things remain normal, curfew in all likelihood will be withdrawn tomorrow.
However, security forces have been kept on the alert and the situation is being assessed from time to time, sources said. Additional forces have been deployed in Agomoni PS area and Golakganj, besides a few other sensitive areas.
Meanwhile, Inspector General of Police (BTAD) Dr LR Bishnoi has been rushed to Dhubri and is currently camping in the district. Both Dr Bishnoi and Deputy Commissioner of Dhubri N Islam took stock of the situation today.
Indefinite curfew was clamped on Saturday in the Agomoni PS area of Dhubri district and prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC were also promulgated in the rest of the district after tension prevailed in the area over an incident near a temple.
Talking to this correspondent, Bishnoi said that the situation is completely under control and steps are being taken to ensure safety of human lives and property.
�We are keeping a close watch on the developments,� Bishnoi said.
Dhubri Deputy Commissioner N Islam informed that a meeting with the senior citizens of the locality was organised today and that if things remain normal, then the curfew could be lifted by tomorrow.