Body of Dibrugarh boy found in river


GUWAHATI: Body of Saurabh Das who was allegedly killed by his girlfriend’s family in Dibrugarh town has been found in the Sesa river. The team of State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) personnel recovered the body from the river on Sunday morning.

“Several injuries were noticed on the body. It was a pre-planned murder. We demand stringent punishment for the culprits,” said a family member.

Tension has been gripping Lejai area in Dibrugarh since the youth went missing on Friday night. The boy was allegedly killed by his girlfriend’s family and the body was thrown into the river. Police has already arrested three accused.

“The murder of Saurabh Das should be tried in fast-track court. There should be no communalism in the name of this incident,” said a local resident.