GUWAHATI, July 11 - There is no reason for the people to feel alarmed about the reports of entry of jehadi elements to Assam, asserted the Director General of Assam Police, Mukesh Sahay.
Addressing a press conference here today, Sahay said that police and security forces are working in close coordination to prevent any threat from jehadi elements. He said the Assam Police has not received any formal communication from any agency about the reported entry of 10 jehadi elements into Assam.
Sahay said the Assam Police is keeping a close watch on the situation and the vulnerable districts have been alerted. �We are working in close coordination with the Central agencies, Meghalaya Police and Border Security Force to thwart any plan of the jehadis to create disturbance,� he added.
The DGP said that of the suspected jehadis, photos of whom were published in a section of the media in the last few days, two were on the radar of the Assam Police. He said the police was on the lookout for them for the last couple of years.
Meanwhile, on reports that two jehadis were spotted in Guwahati today, the City Police Commissioner Mukesh Agarwala said that all the information received from the public are being verified and security measures have been beefed up.