Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday visited the residence of Vineet Bagaria, to offer his condolences after the latter died by suicide following death threats on Thursday night at Dibrugarh, Assam.
CM Sarma met the beavered family of Vineet Bagaria and sought an apology for the failure of the administration and for not being able to work on time and save their son.
“It is a complete failure of the Dibrugarh district administration. I am ashamed of it. I tender an apology before the Bagaria family and the people of Assam. The Dibrugarh police might have failed to get the essence of my message that the police need to be tough with criminals. We will take stern action against the culprits,” CM Sarma said.
He said, “It is a complete failure of Dibrugarh district administration. I will take stern action against whoever the culprits are.”
Meanwhile, police in Dibrugarh arrested two people in connection with the suicide of Vineet Bagaria on charges of abetting suicide.
They have been identified as Baidullah Khan and Nishant Sharma and were arrested from Lumding in Assam.
However, two more accused in the case, Sanjay Sarma and Izaz Khan are absconding.
It may be noted that Vineet Bagaria hanged himself at his residence located on the Shani Mandir Road in Dibrugarh on Thursday.
He was rushed to a hospital but succumbed to his injuries on the way doctors declared him brought dead.
Prior to his death, Vineet had recorded a video of himself accusing Baidullah Khan, Sanjay Sharma and Nishant Sharma of physically and mentally torturing his family over a piece of property.
Vineet was the co-founder of Animal Welfare People (AWP), an NGO which takes care of stray dogs. He and his group have saved many dogs.