Assam police encounter

Three dacoits shot dead by police after bank robbery foiled in Assam's Kokrajhar district

State police chief Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said that vehicles, tools, gas cutters, two pistols along with oxygen cylinders were recovered.

published on : 22nd August 2021

‘Assam Police on an encounter spree’: NHRC urged to institute probe 

The lawyer said the police personnel were “staging fake encounters with impunity” following the CM’s recent statement that policemen should shoot at the legs of criminals as permitted by law. 

published on : 11th July 2021

Police encounters continue unabated in Assam; One more killed, two injured

A person accused of the murder of a home guard was killed while attempting to escape from police custody in Chirang.

published on : 10th July 2021

Police encounters ploy to protect top criminals: Assam Jatiya Parishad

The party alleged that the chief minister's sanction to make encounters the 'pattern in handling fleeing criminals' has led to doubts on the actual motives of these incidents.

published on : 9th July 2021