NAGAON, May 19 - Acting on specific information, Nagaon town police led by SI Gaurov Mahanta today arrested one gold smuggler at Haiborgaon Lachit Nagar area and also seized a piece of gold biscuit from his possession. The nabbed smuggler has been identified as Nikhil Sikdar of Haiborgaon Lachit Nagar.
On the other hand, following the continuous bag snatching cases, Nagaon police under special supervision of SP Shankarbrata Raimedhi conducted a massive manhunt operation against the gang of motorcycle-borne miscreants. The police has sealed almost all entrances to the town, especially for two wheelers so that nobody could flee from the sight of the police after committing any crime in the town. According to eyewitness, due to such tight security measures in the town for the last 24 hours, no snatching or other forms of crimes were reported. During this period, the town police also detained several youths in connection with the recent bag snatching incidents as well as some others with for driving motorcycles without valid documents and number plates and imposed fines on many for not wearing helmets while riding.