Assam Police near Guwahati’s popular Gopinath Bardoloi International (LGBI) Airport has arrested 11 people who were wearing uniforms of the Indian Army. When the police found something suspicious, they were asked for an identity card but not all people could show their ID. After this, the police arrested them. Police sources confirmed their arrest on Tuesday. The police have not yet ascertained their motive as to why 11 people were wearing army uniform in very high security area.
Police sources said that the petrol team initially saw four people wearing military uniforms in suspicious condition and caught them, when they were asked for ID cards, they could not show them. After interrogation, they also introduced seven other people. Neither of them showed an identity card nor gave a reason for walking there. After this, the police arrested everyone.
Joint Commissioner of Guwahati Police Debraj Upadhyay said, “We have arrested all 11 persons. We have registered a case under several stringent sections of IPC (Indian Penal Code). In preliminary investigation, we have found that these people Were living in this area. ” “They were wearing illegal army uniforms because they could not show any legal and valid identity card of the Indian Army. We suspect a conspiracy here. We are trying to find the motive behind it,” he said.
Initial investigations have revealed that one of the 11 arrested, Dhriman Goswami, has alleged that he was given a fake appointment letter for a job in a security company. No weapon of any kind has been recovered from them. The police searched his nearby house where he was staying. Police has got some documents including some fake ID cards from there. The police has shared the information of those documents with the CISF, which guards the airport.