Addressing the inaugural session of a two-day conference of superintendents of police, Biswa Sarma said the force needs to tackle insurgency and also maintain the sovereignty of the country.
“PSOs cannot become a status symbol. Security needs will be categorised and depending on the requirement, the PSOs will be allotted,” he said.
At a meeting of the state cabinet, it was decided to harness the benefit of certain investments in the oil and gas sector.
Opposition parties legislators had expressed apprehensions that the power of the State Police Accountability Commission was attempted to be diluted by excluding/replacing 'misconduct' with 'serious misconduct'.
"The police vehicle, which was moving at a high speed, hit the accused accidentally as he was trying to flee. The driver of the vehicle then lost control of the vehicle and rammed into a wall, and was damaged," Jorhat Superintendent of Police Ankur Jain told PTI.
3 boys from Assam have been arrested by the police for murdering a 6-year old girl who refused to watch porn videos, Assam Police informed.
On a tip-off, police searched a passenger bus coming from Manipur at Laharijan on Friday night and seized the heroin concealed in 27 soap boxes.
The arrests were made since Friday night and they have been booked under different sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, IT Act and CrPC, a senior police officer said.
A case has been registered in this connection at the Basistha police station and further investigations were on to determine the linkages
The move came after Assam Police on Monday morning withdrew the case against Mizoram Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena at the directive of Sarma as a 'goodwill gesture'.
Shyamprasad Dusat became the sixth police officer from Assam to lose his life in the inter-border clashes on Monday in which a civilian was also killed.
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee Ripun Bora requested the governor to institute a judicial inquiry by a sitting judge of the high court into case of police firing at escaped criminals.
'I want to tell the DGP that do not torture innocent people. You have full operational liberty as long as you fight against the criminals as per the law,' said Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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