Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed his condolences over the death of one Intazul Laskar, who was abducted by miscreants from the Lailapur Border Outpost area of Cachar district along Assam-Mizoram border.

CM Sonowal announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakh to the next of the kin of the deceased.

It may be noted that following the sequel of boundary rows between Assam and Mizoram, Chief Minister Sonowal sent the details of the incidents to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday.

Sonowal taking stock of the prevailing situation asked Chief Minister Secretary Jishnu Barua and DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta to rush to the area and take stock of the situation.

Chief Minister while expressing his concern over the boundary row asked the police to remain alert and thwart all design that have the potential to vitiate peace and order along the border.