DIBRUGARH, April 16 - Police have arrested the two persons accused in setting ablaze some seven shops in Greenwood tea estate area on Sunday.
According to police, around 11 pm on April 12, miscreants set fire to a ration shop owned by one Nazir Hussain of Niz Khania Gaon under Rohmoria PS. The same miscreants had simultaneously set fire to another six shops in 40 no. line of Greenwood TE, under Lahowal police station. One of those six shops was owned by the same person Nazir Hussain.
On joint investigation by OC, Lahowal and OC, Rohmoria, the two were arrested yesterday, police informed. The accused are Md Alam Ali alias Alam Zafar (32), s/o Lt Abdul Gafar, Paltan Bazar, Chandmari and Md Jiarul Haque alias Muna (32), s/o Md Khairul Haque of Chaulkhowa.