In an escalation following Monday’s border gunfight between their two police forces that left six Assam policemen lifeless, Mizoram yesterday stated it had filed a case over the incident, naming the Chief Minister and different high officers of the neighboruing state in it. Himanta Biswa Sarma, on his half, has requested why a impartial company cannot examine the matter.
A primary data report was filed below a number of sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with “attempt to murder”, on the Vairengte Police Station in Kolasib district of Mizoram, which borders Assam’s Cachar.
The report stated Assam police personnel, appearing below directions from Mr Sarma himself, refused to have an “amicable dialogue” with the Mizoram police on the day of the incident.
They “forcefully informed SP, Kolasib that the area falls within Assam territory and they intended to construct a camp as per the instruction of Chief Minister, Assam himself”, the FIR stated.
“They had arrived at the spot with tents and other materials for construction of camp which clearly showed their intention to forcibly occupy the Mizoram BOP by force, as their convoy of vehicles consist of Ambulances and around 20 vehicles,” it stated.
Expressing his willingness to hitch the probe, Mr Sarma stated: “But why the is case not being handed over to a neutral agency, especially when the place of occurrence is well within the constitutional territory of Assam?”
Among the policemen talked about within the FIR are an Assam Inspector General, a Deputy Inspector General, a Superintendent of Police. The Cachar District Deputy Commissioner, too, has been included, in addition to some 200 unnamed police personnel.
They officers have been requested to look at Vairengte Police Station on August 1.
The Mizoram Police issued discover for look to 6 Assam senior officers the identical day Assam Police issued summons to Mizoram officers and one other to the Rajya Sabha MP from Mizoram, Ok Vanlalvena in New Delhi in reference to the Monday conflict between the 2 state police forces.
The two states have been at odds over the boundary for many years, however issues flared up this week.
On Monday, violence broke out within the border space between these two districts, with either side accusing the opposite of inflicting the violence.
The conflict flared up over an alleged building by Mizoram within the disputed 198-square-mile stretch on the inter-state border — Lailapur below Dhalai of Cachar district in southern Assam and Vairengte in Kolasib district of northern Mizoram.
An uneasy calm prevails over the violence-hit areas now, following appeals by Chief Ministers of each the states to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
The Central Reserve Police Force has elevated its deployment in these areas, with 5 corporations (whole of 500 troops) standing between the police forces of Assam and Mizoram.
Two extra corporations are on a standby.
An all-party delegation of Assam meeting is getting ready to go to the border areas and the location of Monday’s violence.