Guwahati: In yet another arrest, a person named Hridoy Kalita has been arrested by the Assam police for having alleged links with Maoists.
Kalita was arrested by sleuths of Assam police’s crime branch from Chaygaon area near Guwahati city in Kamrup district. Earlier, on Wednesday, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had said that the state police is tackling the third wave of attempts by Maoists to establish a base in Assam.
“There were such attempts by Maoists to establish bases in Assam. This is the third wave. There were similar attempts in 2008 and 2013-14 also,” Sarma had said.
On March 7, in a major success, Assam police arrested Arun Kumar Bhattacharjee alias Kanchan Da, a central committee member of the CPI-Maoist.
Kanchan Da was arrested from Cachar district in Assam, from where he was allegedly trying to establish a base of the Maoists in the Barak Valley of the state.