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Guwahati: At least seven persons were arrested for the alleged theft of over 10 quintals of aluminium high tension wire worth Rs 2 to 3 crore in Dibrugarh.

As per reports, the wires were recovered by the police from a pond in the Majgaon area.

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The police said that the operation was carried out based on a specific input.

Seven persons identified as Ajay Teli, Ajay Majhi, Jitul Hazarika, Ritu Tasa, Ashramat Ali, Jitu Hazarika and Dharam Rabidas were apprehended in connection with the case.

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The police said that the men were arrested on a tip-off and based on their confession, the wires were recovered from the pond.

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