2 arrested over illegal earth-cutting

HOLLONGI, 7 Jul: Two persons were arrested by the Balijan police station OC on Thursday for engaging in illegal earth-cutting at the Chimpu-Hollongi four-lane road in violation of the order issued by the Papum Pare district magistrate on 29 April, prohibiting all forms of earth-cutting in private or government allotted land.

The arrested persons have been identified as Md Makter Ali (34) and Gangaram Biswakarma (22). They have been booked under Section 188 IPC, the investigating officer of the case informed. (DIPRO)