TV actress Jahnabi Saikia, who was earlier detained by Guwahati City Police in connection with Wednesday’s grenade blast at RG Baruah Road in the city, has been arrested by police, Guwahati Police Commissioner Deepak Kumar said.
The television actress was detained today afternoon after police seized several explosive materials, including a gadget used in making grenades, after raiding the house she had taken for rent in Panjabari locality of Guwahati.
The raid took place at House number 10, Baghorbari, Masjid Gali, Panjabari. Police, accompanied by a team of forensic experts, also seized a pistol, 25 rounds of ammunition, besides 45 kg of explosives from the residence of the actress.
Jahnabi Saikia was detained after Sivasagar Police arrested a pro-talk ULFA leader named Pranamoy Rajguru who was then brought to Guwahati before she was formally taken into custody.