GUWAHATI: Festivities along with the joy and colours, also brings out the dark side in the form of vice and accidents amidst over-enthusiastic youths. During Ashtami, two accidents appeared in different locations in the city, resulting in the death of three, while one is in critical condition.
George David Thakuria, 25, a resident of Baghorbari, was found dead near Farm Gate at Khanapara. He was lying dead beside his bike, however, police are unable to confirm the cause of his death.
Another accident occurred near Secreteriate, where Hitesh Mahanta, 30, of Borbari died on the spot. Montu Kumar, 22, of Biharibasti, who appeared grievously injured was immediately rushed to Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) but succumbed to his injures during treatment. Another victim of the same accident, Sahabuddin Ali is currently under treatment. Two bikes were found on the accident spot, however, police are unable to confirm whether the two bikes collided with each other or were hit by another vehicle.