|Man beaten to death in Karbi Anglong|
DIPHU, July 5 - A kabiraj (traditional healer) was beaten to death for allegedly sexually assaulting two girls at Sitoi Adong village under Donkamukam police outpost in West Karbi Anglong district on Thursday afternoon.
The man has been identified as Hussain Ali (45), who hailed from Raikata Sandanpur of Hojai district. Ali allegedly was duping the local tribal people of the locality since a long time by exploiting the trust of the people. On Wednesday last, Hussain applied his tricks on a young girl inside a room which was locked from inside and on the next day, he did the same act with another girl of the same village inside the closed room.
The news of heinous act of the quack reached the villagers who were already sceptical about him. Soon, an agitated mob of local people attacked Ali alleging that he had sexually assaulted the girls. In the attack Ali received grievous injuries. Security forces from Donkamukam police station arrived at the place of the incident after receiving information from the village headman and took the injured Hussain to the hospital. Hussain succumbed to his injuries on way to the hospital. “A case has been registered in this connection,” West Karbi Anglong Superintendent of Police, Mrinal Talukdar later informed the media.