One person attacked by the Betzkandi levee breach in Sirchar

One person attacked by the Betzkandi levee breach in Sirchar

Silchar: Hours after Prime Minister Himanta Biswa Salma said on Friday that no one was spared in the breach of the Betzkandi embankment, Silchar police arrested a person on Friday night. The person identified as Khabul Khan is alleged to have photographed the damage to the Betsukandi embankment that caused a massive flood in Sirchar and affected the entire town. During his visit on Friday, the Prime Minister went to Betzkandi. Mr Salma, who told the media, said he ordered a CID investigation in the levee breach case. He further hinted that six people had been identified so far who were involved in the damage to the embankment. Cachar SP Ramandeep Kaur confirmed the arrest of Khabul Khan and said further investigations were underway.

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