GUWAHATI, 26 APRIL (H.C.). The Khetri Police of Guwahati has arrested eight dacoits involved in a dacoity case. Khetri police station in-charge said on Tuesday that some miscreants in the car (AS-01BE-9611) tried to commit robbery by stopping the truck (AS-06BC-3469) on National Highway-37.

Taking the opportunity, somehow the truck driver came out of the clutches of the dacoits and informed the Khetri police about the incident. As soon as the information was received, the police team reached the spot and arrested the dacoits along with the car.

The arrested dacoits have been identified as Imran Hussain, Zahrul Islam, Nazrul Islam, Masiruddin of Nagaon district, Saddam Hussain, resident of Budhagaon in Morigaon district, Zulfikar Alam, Mohammad Mustafa and Shaheedul Islam of Barpeta district. Incriminating material has been recovered from the arrested dacoits. Police have registered an FIR in this regard and are interrogating all the arrested dacoits.