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Weigh Bridge mager beaten by labourers

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Golaghat, Feb 3: A tense situation prevailed at Khaitan Weigh Bridge located at GF Road in Golaghat when angry labourers allegedly  physically assaulted the mager of the weigh bridge. According to report, the mager of the weigh bridge, Pawan Parikh hired a labourer to cut the branches of a tree in the weigh bridge premises. But the labourer by mistake cut the whole tree. For this, the mager of Khaitan Weigh Bridge allegedly beat the labourer. The labourer, who was from a nearby tea estate, informed the matter to the other labourers in the estate. Soon hundreds of angry labourers gathered in front of Khaitan Weigh Bridge and the busy GF Road was blocked.  The angry labourers physically assaulted the mager Pawan Parikh and the situation became tense. Later, a team of Golaghat Police rushed to the spot and rescued the mager of the weigh bridge from the angry mob.

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