BTR chief hands over appointment letter to victim family
KOKRAJHAR: The All Bodo Students' Union (ABSU) on Wednesday staged a protest for two hours against the killing of two Bodo youths in Kokrajhar in an alleged fake encounter recently. The ABSU along with other organizations staged the protest programme at Bodofa Children Park, Kokrajhar.
Meanwhile, the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) administration on Wednesday handed over appointment letter to the family member of Janak Brahma who was allegedly killed in a fake encounter in Kokrajhar recently.
The Chief Executive Member of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), Pramod Boro handed over the appointment letter to Sanjib Kumar Brahma, brother of Janak Brahma, in the Forest department while family members of another victim -Jwngsar Mushahary will accept the appointment letter after a few days.
Talking to reporters, BTC chief Pramod Boro said the appointment letter was handed over to the brother of Janak Brahma on compensation grounds. He said the government was taking necessary steps for the well being of the family members of the two deceased persons. He also stressed the need of building an arms-free society for permanent peace and harmony. He said the Chief Minister had already ordered a commissioner-level inquiry into the incident and those found guilty will be punished as per the law.
On the other hand, the All Bodo Students' Union (ABSU) along with other organizations like All Assam Tribal Sangha, on Wednesday carried out a protest in Kokrajhar demanding justice and a high-level judicial inquiry into the alleged fake encounter.
Hundreds of students from different institutions and locals participated in the demonstration at Bodofa Children Park in Kokrajhar. A memorandum was submitted to the Chief Minister through the Kokrajhar DC. Participating in the protest, ABSU president Dipen Boro said that such fake encounters would not be tolerated and guilty persons must be punished.