Guwahati. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that two state ministers Atul Bora and Ashok Singhal will visit Aizawl on August 5 where they will hold talks on the old border dispute with Mizoram. Sarma said that the cases registered against two senior officers of Mizoram – the Deputy Commissioner of Kolasib district and the sub-divisional police officer of Vairengte – would be withdrawn.
The Chief Minister tweeted, ‘I am sending my cabinet colleagues Atul Bora and Ashok Singhal to Aizawl on August 5, 2021 for fruitful talks. Assam is committed to ensure peace along its borders, to pave the way for a peaceful and developed Northeast.
He said, ‘I have come to know that Honorable Chief Minister Zoramthanga has asked the Mizoram Police to withdraw the cases registered against our officers on 26th July. I wholeheartedly welcome this and ask the Assam Police to withdraw the cases registered against the DC and SDPO of Kolasib.
Earlier, Sarma said that he has directed the Assam Police that Mizoram MP K. Withdraw the case registered against Vanlalvena, against whom an FIR was lodged for his alleged role in the deadly clash between the police of the two states.
He, however, said that the investigation into the cases registered in connection with the violence against other officials of Mizoram would continue. Six Assam Police personnel and a civilian were killed and more than 50 people were injured in the clashes on the border of the two states on July 26.
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