Three border districts of Assam echoed ‘Extra Alert’

Dhaka : Bangladeshi policemen patrol the area around the site of an attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, July 2, 2016. Bangladeshi forces stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, rescuing some captives including foreigners.AP/PTI(AP7_2_2016_000173A)

Shillong. In the aftershock of the Dhaka terror attack and the recent attack on religious minorities, secular activists and bloggers in Bangladesh, the Assam Police sounded extra alert for the three districts that shares international boundary with Bangladesh. The district officials have been asked to be in constant touch with the BSF.

Additional alert has been echoed in three districts sharing border with Bangladesh in the wake of Dhaka incident. The BSF has been also asked to step up patrol in aforesaid district,” Pallab Bhattacharyya, Additional DGP (Special Branch) of the Assam Police said at Guwahati on July 4.

Bhattacharyya also instructed the police to remain on extra alert in other districts too, with the
Guwahati Police asked to be prepared for any kind kind of situation. The three Assam districts sharing international boundary are Karimganj, Dhubri and Cachar.

BSF said that 13 Bangladeshi nationals detained in Mahadev in the south Garo Hills District of Meghalaya on Sunday for trying to cross the border. It seems Dhaka terror has given a rise to infiltration from the country into India.