JORHAT: An Assam Agricultural University (AAU) employee’s official residence was looted. Gold and cash amounting to more than Rs 8 lakh was looted during broad daylight. This was the third broad daylight robbery within the AAU Jorhat campus.
Talking to the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Dr Jayanta Deka said that it was the third successful attempt made by miscreants in the past six months. Earlier, an amount of Rs 2 lakh was looted from inside a locked vehicle of a professor from the Agronomy department while cash and gold was also looted from another lady professor of the Department of Sericulture while she was on duty. Extensive search operation is going on.