PATHSALA, June 22: Sensation prevailed in Bajali subdivision area following the gruesome incident of fratricide at Pathsala under Barpeta district. The deceased has been identified as Diganta Kalita of Dumuria village. Khargeswar Kalita (28) attacked his younger brother Diganta Kalita (22) with sharp weapon after a scuffle broke out between them. The incident happened on Thursday evening at Dumuria village under Patacharkuchi Police station when the victim came home and his brother brutally stabbed him with a sharp weapon. Though the villagers immediately informed the police, since Diganta suffered serious injuries, he died on the spot and the body was bought to Pathsala police outpost. Khargeswar tried to flee from the scene but police managed to overpower and arrest him.
A case has been registered against the accused under case no 396/18 and he was produced before the Subdivisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM), Bajali, on Thursday, who sent him to police custody. Niranjan Kalita, in-charge (IC) of Pathsala outpost, said that Khargeswar was being interrogated. Later the victim’s body was sent for post-mortem to Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital (FAAMCH), Barpeta.