|Cop hacked to death at Makum|
DIGBOI, June 3 - In a shocking incident, a young Assam police commando (trainer) Girish Dutta was hacked to death by unidentified miscreants on Sunday night near the Makum railway crossing close to Makum 2nd Battalion camp.
According to sources, the deceased, a resident of Ashok Nagar of the Battalion area was returning home late night after attending a cultural programme at Tingrai.
Family sources informed that while on his way back home from Assam Moran Sabha programme at Tingrai, the deceased got involved in a heated debate with a group of people on certain issues and later left the place. The group followed him till his residence after which he was dragged out of his home and hacked to death on the road in front of his house. “ He was constantly being stabbed by the gang while his father was pleading with them for his son’s life,” informed a close relative of the deceased.
Meanwhile, the local people of Makum area resorted to a road blockade here this morning on the NH-38, demanding of the police administration to immediately arrest the culprits.
A case was registered at the Makum Police Station and investigation was being conducted.