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DIMAPUR, Nov 20 (npn):
Published on 21 Nov. 2009 12:28 PM IST
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Based on specific information, Sub-Urban Police station personnel on Thursday caught six non-locals collecting illegal donations in and around the town. According to police sources, an anonymous call received on Thursday afternoon around 2 pm informed that some persons were collecting “free-will donations” in and around the town. Police immediately swung into action and caught all six at Kevijau colony. On investigation, police discovered that the miscreants were collecting “free-will donations” for construction of a Hindu mandir and even produced documents and permission issued by the competent authority. The police also recovered 72 coupons, 13 counter foils and two half used coupons from their possession. The accused identified as Patan Das, Nirmal Das, Dilip Das, Gourmohan Das, Shivnath Das and Krishna Das all from Malda district under West Bengal were later forwarded to court. Meanwhile the police have requested the public and shopkeepers to be aware of such illegal activities by groups collecting donations in the name of various organizations. (Staff Reporter)

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