TINSUKIA, Jan 21 - Mukesh Sahay, Director General of Police, Assam paid a visit to the trouble-torn Tinsukia district to take stock of the recent subversive activities of United Liberation Front, Assam (Independent) including the attack on the oil tankers near Jagun of the district on Saturday. The police chief also visited the place of occurrence near Jagun where nine oil tankers were attacked and burnt by the ULFA (I) and the other border Police Out Posts namely, Dohmile, Kathgaon and Kenia under Lekhapani Police Staton on his visit to the district and took stock of the situation with the local police administration in which Additional DGP, RP Meena and Superintendent of Police, Tinsukia, Mugdhajyoti Mahanta, were also present.
He stated in a press meet here that Assam Police was working with the security forces of the Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland to intensify operations against the banned outfits including the NSCN and other militant groups of the area. He said that as area was bordering Myanmar, militants used to take the advantage for creating trouble as well as demands of money and abductions in the area. He assured that security forces was very much active to check any further subversive designs of militant groups especially during ensuing Republic Day celebration in the State. He also stated that special strategies were being drawn to curb the activities of banned outfits in the bordering areas of the Margherita sub division of Tinsukia district.
Medical outreach by Assam Rifles: Changlang Battalion of Assam Rifles organised the first of its kind of medical camp at a remote village, Ranglum near the Indo-Myanmar border in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh for the villagers of Ranglum, Tolim and Ranghil villages on Saturday. Besides providing free medicines to 90 patients, the battalion also organised a lecture on �Precaution of Lifestyle Diseases� to the village population. The medical camp was conducted to curb the common preventable diseases that were prevailing in the region.
Medical camp: At the request of the Tinsukia Zila Prashasan Karmachari Santha, the Deputy Commissioner, Tinsukia arranged a free medical and health check-up camp at the office premises of the Deputy Commissioner, Tinsukia recently.
Dr Pranjal Pratim Borah from the Tinsukia LGG Civil Hospital and Dr Dilip Borkakoty from the Mobile Medical Unit, Tinsukia alongwith the paramedical staff attended the health camp. Altogether 132 officers and employees of the Deputy Commissioner�s office and other government offices were checked and free medicines provided to the needy ones. Blood samples of the officers and employees were also collected by the paramedical staff of the Mobile Medical Unit for different clinical/pathological test as per advice of doctors in the camp. The Tinsukia Zila Prashasan Santha has thanked Deputy Commissioner, Oinam Sarankumar Singh and a medical team for arranging the camp for the benefit of the employees.