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Congress legislator holds doctor at gunpoint

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 March 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Shillong, March 11: Meghalaya Congress legislator Sengm N. Marak has been accused of holding a doctor at gun point, a police official said on Saturday.

Police said that Sandipani Malla Bujarbaruah has lodged a complaint accusing Marak and his aide of holding him captive at gunpoint on March 5 at a PWD Inspection Bungalow in Rongjeng village in East Garo Hills district.

Marak, who is Parliamentary Secretary in charge of Health and Family Welfare, was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. “Under the influence of liquor, Marak and his aide called Bujarbaruah to their room and held him captive at gunpoint till 3.30 a.m.,” police said. However, according to district police official Vivekand Singh, the legislator has filed a counter-FIR against Bujarbaruah.

“We have received a complaint from both parties and the matter is being investigated,” Singh told IANS. He refused to divulge the details of the FIR. Neither Marak nor Bujarbaruah could be reached for comments. (IANS)

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