Three of the four youths nabbed by police. Image Northeast Now

Four youths, including a Nigerian national, were nabbed by the Panabazar police on Thursday evening and seized a four-wheeler that they were driving.

According to the police, they chased down the vehicle ( AS-25-K-2707) as it was moving in the city even after the lockdown relaxation hours were over.

“We found that the particular vehicle was moving around after the lockdown relaxation hours, which get over at 6 pm,” the police said.

“On being chased they tried to flee and in the process, they hit a footpath and damaged it,” police added.

“After being nabbed, the youths began telling different stories,” the police added.

“The Nigerian national said that he was abducted by the other three other youth from Azara and was being taken to some unknown location,” the police said.

“While the three youths said the Nigerian was involved in an illegal Dollar trade and they nabbed him and were bringing to us,” the police added.

The arrested youths have been identified as Abdul malik, Nazrul Islam, Saddam Hussain, and Patrick Chikulabi- who hails from Nigeria.

Till the filing of this report, the police were still interrogating the youths.

A case, case number  262/20 under IPC section 279/269/270 have been registered against the youths.

Kalpajyoti Saikia

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