The Assam Police have put Oil India Restricted on “excessive alert” after receiving intelligence details about a possible assault on the general public sector enterprise firm, East Mojo reported on Thursday.

There’s additionally a risk of firm officers in Higher Assam being kidnapped by rebel teams, Oil India Restricted spokesperson Tridiv Hazarika advised East Mojo. The corporate’s important installations may come beneath assault from rebel teams, he added.

An advisory was issued to the corporate after the Assam Police famous a surge in recruitment by the United Liberation Entrance of Assam (Impartial), generally generally known as ULFA(I). It was banned by the Indian authorities in 1990.

“Through the monsoon, many locations the place the oil rigs are situated turn out to be inaccessible,” a senior Assam Police official advised PTI. “So, we alert the businesses in regards to the safety facet. It is a periodic and routine factor.”

Oil India Restricted convened an emergency assembly on Might 17 to overview the state of affairs, in keeping with East Mojo. Within the assembly, all the staff have been directed to observe the usual working procedures. Their actions, each private and official, in the course of the night and evening hours are restricted

“Any pressing motion in the course of the mentioned hours have to be told to the safety division,” the minutes of the assembly mentioned, in keeping with East Mojo.

“Steps have been taken in response to the recommendation of the Assam police on the motion of OIL personnel and the corporate operations,” Hazarika advised PTI. “Workers have been suggested to be cautious relating to their actions for official and private functions.”

The event got here after the corporate’s pc methods have been hacked in its headquarters within the Dibrugarh district of Assam on April 10.

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