2 Arrested For Grenade Blast In Assam's Tinsukia, Police Point At ULFA Role
Two persons have been arrested in connection with the May 14 grenade blast at a market in Assam's Tinsukia district that left two persons dead.
The accused have been identified as Ranjit Changmai and Hiren Gogoi alias Munu.
The district's newly appointed Superintendent of Police Debojit Deori confirmed the arrests. "Right now, I cannot say anything about the case because our interrogation is on," he added.
Police have also recovered a motorcycle from the accused.
Two persons were killed when a grenade was thrown in front of a hardware shop at Tingrai market in Tinsukia's Digboi police station area. Two others were seriously injured in the attack by two men on a motorcycle.
Twenty-five-year-old Sanjit Singh and 22-year-old Surajit Talukdar, both residents of Tingrai, were killed in the incident.
Following the blast, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had called up Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who had assured him swift police action in the matter.