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Youth held for uploading videos supporting Pulwama attack


Agartala, Feb 24 (IANS) The Tripura Police has arrested a youth for uploading video clips supporting the Pulwama terror attack on Facebook, a police official said on Sunday.

Tripura to give Rs 2 lakh to each slain CRPF troopers’ family


Agartala, Feb 15 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday announced Rs 2-lakh compensation for each family of the nearly 50 CRPF troopers killed in the suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

CPI(M) supporter found dead, party alleges political murder


AGARTALA, February 3, 2019: The discovery of a dead body of a 30-year old CPI(M) supporter in South Tripura’s Belonia on Wednesday has led the party to allege that it is a case of “pre-planned political murder”, while the police authorities deny the claim stating that prima facie no connection could be established to call the incident a ‘political murder’.

Tripura: Journalist abducted, beaten and thrown on the road by suspected drug peddlers, investigation underway


TNT Desk | January 29, 2019

In yet another incident that puts a question mark on the safety and security of media persons in Tripura, a case of a local journalist being
allegedly abducted by drug smugglers in a vehicle, beaten and then thrown on the road on Sunday night has come to light. As per reports, the incident took place at Sonamura in Tripura’s Sepahijala district and the miscreants fled the scene after the incident.

Sepahijala District Superintendent of Police Sudipta Das informed The Indian Express on Monday that a complaint was registered at Sonamura police station against “unnamed kidnappers” who tried to abduct the journalist identified as Sadek Miah while he was tailing a suspected vehicle.

He added that a compaint was registered and investigation was on. He also raised suspicions that the incident could be a case of road rage.
The journalist reportedly alleged in his complaint that those involved in the incident were wearing a uniform resembling paramilitary personnel.

The journalist who is currently under treatment was unavailable for comments.

Subsequently, the Tripura Working Journalist Association (TWJA) issued a statement saying there are allegations of the involvement of a Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Tripura Police, a section of Assam Rifles and Border Security Force (BSF) in the issue.

It may be mentioned that Tripura Working Journalist Association (TWJA) in a press statement suspected the role of international drug cartel with this incident.

Tripura is surrounded by Bangladesh on three sides and shares 856 Km international border with the country. Several patches of the border are still unfenced in Sepahijala and Dhalai districts, which are suspected to be corridors of infiltration and drug smuggling.

With inputs from Indian Express

CPI(M) to hold protest against Citizenship Bill on February 4


AGARTALA, January 28, 2019: The CPI(M) announced on Friday that it would protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill across the country on February 4.

Man held for raping 4-year-old daughter


AGARTALA, January 25, 2019: A man was arrested on the charge of raping his 4-year-old daughter in Dhalai district, police said Thursday.

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