Tension Along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

 Lakhimpur (Assam), July 26 : Tension prevailed in this district along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border following destruction of standing paddy crop of Assamese villagers allegedly by officials of the neighbouring state.

Assam police officials claimed today that a group of men led by some officials of Arunachal Pradesh raided Milonpur village under Narayanpur police station and destroyed the paddy crop yesterday.

The villagers reported the matter to the district officials and the Naraynpur Circle Officer Pankaj Deka immediately rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation.

Police, CRPF and civil officials are camping in the village to prevent any untoward incident, sources added.