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Assam police arrests one related with Tingrai grenade blast, seizes vehicle used

MARGHERITA: The Assam police has arrested one of the two major accused connected with the Digboi’s Tingrai Market bomb blast on May 14.

Accused named Deepen Gogoi is currently under marathon investigation.

A black colour Pulsar bike, which was used by the two of the accused has been seized as well.

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Further details awaited.

The grenade blast the grenade blast took place around 1 pm on May 14 when a customer came to pick up a socket in a electrical hardware shop located at Tingrai under Digboi police station (PS) in the district.

The shop was owned by a person named Puran Agarwala.

The injured were rushed to Digboi Civil Hospital immediately, while Sandeep Singh (25) had died and others three persons –Manjit Das (19) son of Manik Das, Saranjit Talukdar (22) son of Nirud Talukdar, and Ghanshyam Agarwal (32) son of Mangiram Agarwal were seriously injured.

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma had also granted an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kins of the deceased.

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