HAILAKANDI, June 13 - Following an act of vandalism by some miscreants in a temple on Thursday night, the Hailakandi district police arrested one more youth involved in the incident. Police had arrested an youth on Friday in this connection.
The incident took place at Shiv temple at Singhola Basti under Lakhinagar Police Post under Lala Police Station on Friday. On receipt of information, in-charge of Lakhinagar Police Post, in-charge, Lala Police Station and Additional SP (Hq) rushed to the place of incident. Later, the Circle Officer, Lala also arrived at the spot.
Meanwhile, based on inputs, a suspect named Pappu Rabidas, 19, son of Tiala Rabidas, a resident of Singhola Basti, was apprehended. During interrogation, Rabidas confessed that he along with two other boys of the same community went to the Shiv temple on Thursday night and vandalised some items in an inebriated state.
Based on the information, the police arrested Jagadish Hazam, 27, son of Sokkholdeep Hazam of Singhola Basti on the same night. A case no. 237/2020 under sections 457/295/295A/34 IPC has been registered at Lala PS. Investigation is on.