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Khenglong-po in the time of Yeti: meet the hairy wild man of Assam

With the Yeti dominating discourses — humorous and scientific both — courtesy the Indian Army’s tweet last week, we track the footprints of yet another mythical beast. Meet the Khenglong-po, the hairy wild man of Assam’s Karbi Anglong.

Militant arrested in Assam's Karbi Anglong

Welson was earlier a hardcore member of Karbi People's Liberation Tigers (KPLT) and involved in extortion, kidnappings, etc., The SP said, adding, he was arrested in 2013 and 2015.


Karbi Anglong lynching: Assam Police files chargesheet against 48 accused

"When a movement against mob lynching is going on everywhere, it is an important development for the entire country. We could attach the details of everyone's crime and all the accused were arrested," Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia said.

Assam lynching: Palghar police warn against attacks, rumours

The advisory also mentions an incident that took place in Aurangabad district last week, when a group of 400 villagers allegedly assaulted eight people, of whom two died of injuries.

Assam lynching case: Prime accused who made provocative calls held

The killing of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath by a mob at Panjuri Kachari village of Karbi Anglong district has evoked widespread condemnation.

Karbi Anglong lynching: 35 arrested for spreading hate on social media

Among the 35 are five who have been arrested in Karbi Anglong district and police say that they have either recorded a video of the lynching or shared it on social media.


Karbi Anglong lynching — At homes of youths: 'Had asked Nilotpal to go with a larger group, he said he would be fine'

Karbi Anglong lynching: As on Monday evening, 23 people have been arrested in connection with the lynching. This apart, one Diphu resident was arrested on Sunday for spreading fake news regarding ‘child abductors’ on Facebook.

Karbi Anglong lynching: Protests in Guwahati turn violent

Following a peaceful demonstration that turned violent, Assam police said that anyone planning to hold a protest in Guwahati from Monday will have to take prior permission.

Before lynching of two in Assam village, rumour that fuelled mob: ‘There is a kid inside the car’

A day after two men from Guwahati were lynched after locals suspected they were child abductors, the village is desolate and most young men have left fearing police action.

Karbi Anglong lynching: Probe ordered into 'police lapses'

The order said it would have to be found out why the police took so much time to reach the spot and in spite of rumours of child-lifting, why they did not take extra precaution for people's safety as well as in anticipation of any untoward incident.