NAGAON, Sept 11 - With the aid of three local youths, the Nagaon Itachali police this evening arrested a youth with arms from the jungle of Telia Pohukata village on the outskirts of the town.
According to sources, the youth has been identified as Shahabuddin Ali of Dhemaji district. Sources said here that during a routine check near Mohkhuli on the Nagaon-Rupahihat state road this morning, three youths on two motorcycles fled through a rural road and the police followed them too. But when they reached a jungle of Telia Pohukata village, one of them left his motorcycle on the road itself and hid in the jungle. Police launched a massive search operation there and when police failed to trace him there, it returned back.
Notably, some local youths of the village gheraoed the entire location till dark. As soon as the darkness enveloped the village, the youth who had escaped from the police, came out towards the road and three youths of the village who were waiting there to trace him, immediately picked him up and recovered a pistol from his possession. On being informed, local police led by SI Mrigen Saikia rushed to the spot and brought him to the police station, the sources added.