TURA, Dec 6 - A havildar of 3rd battalion in Jowai, Jaintia Hills, was killed after a family dispute where five miscreants allegedly beat up the victim in Damas village in North Garo Hills. The victim succumbed to his injuries while on way to Guwahati for treatment yesterday.
The havildar, Samson D Sangma originally hailed from Rewak in South Garo Hills and was married in Damas. He was allegedly brutally beaten up by a gang of five men following a family dispute, on December 4.
Police said that a murder case has been registered at Dainadubi outpost though no one has been arrested as yet. The suspects fled their houses after the death of the havildar. A search is on for the persons involved in the murder, the source said.