Truck movement halts again on Assam-Mizoram border

Movement of trucks halted again on the Assam-Mizoram border on November 10 after it resumed after 12 days. Officials said people of Lailapur in Cachar district of Assam resisted the movement.

Cachar superintendent of police Bhanwar Lal Meena said that though trucks moved to the other side of the interstate border on November 10 morning, locals stopped the movement on security grounds.

On November 9, at least 21 trucks with essential commodities and other passenger vehicles with police escort crossed over to Mizoram and also some trucks from the other side of the border entered Assam.

Meena, however, said that the situation is under controlled though tensed. No untoward incident is reported in the last four days, he said.

Meanwhile, police in Hailakandi have arrested 21 picketers of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) for blocking the movement of a freight bound train to Mizoram at Muhammadpur Railway Station under Lala Police Station on November 10.

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