SILCHAR, Dec 15 - Concerned over the rising instances of crime, including thefts, road accidents, kidnapping, murder cases, snatching and gender-related crimes across the district, members of Silchar District Congress Committee has approached Cachar Superintendent of Police to take strong action and resolve the cases at the earliest.
All India Mahila Congress chief and former MP of Silchar Susmita Dev said that amidst the rising instances of crime and mounting pending cases, including the murder case of Sukhendra Das, former Gaon Panchayat president of Haticherra GP, kidnapping of two children from Tapoban Nagar, recovery of Neha Bagti in the kidnapping incident from the premises of Assam University and random instances of roadside snatching has triggered a sense of fear among the citizens of the district.
�There have been thefts in the residences of Abhideep Roy Choudhury of Shyamananda Lane, Moushami Rai Singhania from Saratpally and Subrata Mazumder of the same locality following which FIRs were lodged.
Moreover, there have been major road accidents owing to overloaded trucks which have led to deaths of several persons. However, it seems that law and order in the district is in a state of disarray. Hence we urge upon the police administration to initiate defining steps to nab the culprits and come up with exemplary punishments at the earliest,� Dev said.
On the other hand, Cachar SP Bhanwar Lal Meena said that prevention of crime and detention of criminals is the top priority and they are keeping a close eye on the developments.
�We are investigating each instance of crime surfacing in the district. We are adding more fillip to the patrolling along the district and in the town and also reaching out to the civil society for cooperation. We assure the people that action will be taken,� he said.