Dibrugarh boy murdered, body thrown into river


GUWAHATI: Tension erupted at Lejai in Dibrugarh district of upper Assam following the murder of a teenager. The boy identified as Saurabh Das was allegedly killed by miscreants on Friday night. His body was thrown into the Sesa river by the killers.

Though a team of the State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) personnel has been carrying out operations to recover the body in the river, no trace has been found yet. Meanwhile, police has arrested three persons including one Rahimuddin in connection with the murder. They are being interrogated.

According to local people, the boy was killed over some love affair related disputes.

“It is a pre-planned murder. We demand a proper investigation into the incident. We will not remain silent till the culprits get strict punishment,” said a local man.