Train loco pilot murdered in Guwahati


GUWAHATI: A loco pilot of Northeast Frontier Railway (NEF) was allegedly murdered near New Guwahati Railway Station in the city. The pilot has been identified as 32-year-old Abhijit Anand.

The incident came to light when the body of Abhijit was spotted by some NEF employees on Thursday morning. The victim was a resident of Sankar Nagar at Noonmati. Though he left home at 9.30 PM on Wednesday for the office, he didn’t join the duty. Later his body was spotted by the railway staffers near the station.

The employees protested and demanded a fair investigation into the murder.

Meanwhile, city police commissioner Munna Prasad Gupta arrived on the spot and assured that culprits would be nabbed soon.