Guwahati, May 15: At least six people were injured after a grenade blast rocked Assam’s capital city Guwahati on Wednesday evening around 7.45 pm. The incident took place out side a mall on Zoo road in Guwahati Central.
Senior police officials have rushed to the spot immediately but refused to divulge the details of the explosion.
The blast took place on the day when Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed the law and order situation and asked the top brass of the police to put a tab on criminal activities and provide security to every city dweller.
The chief minister chaired a high-level review meeting with the top brass of the Home Department and made it categorically clear that a full-proof security cover should be made in Guwahati to curb criminal activities and provide security to all.
He also said police must be ready to deal with any situation emanating from cyber crime and its manifestations. Sonowal also said that the cases involving women and children must be dealt with sensibly and due diligence should be given to dispose them quickly.
The chief minister further said that to ensure safety, the cops of the city should go one step ahead and work on an exhaustive mapping to deal with the criminal activities sternly.
He also asked the home department to strengthen the intelligence gathering system and put in place a robust security system in the city.
The CM also reiterated the need of strengthening security arrangements so that everybody in the city gets a sense of security.