Assam: Cars Damaged, Two Held For Cattle Theft In Golaghat District
A car ferrying stolen cattle was destroyed by an angry mob in Golaghat district. Two thieves were taken into custody for the same.
GUWAHATI : Two luxury cars were vandalised by an angry mob for allegedly carrying stolen cattle in Assam's Golaghat district on Saturday night. According to the police, the incident took place in Joraguri area and two thieves has been arrested for allegedly stealing cows from a farmer.
As per Golaghat police, the thieves were trying to escape after stealing four cows of a farmer in Dergaon district. The farmer immediately informed the police , after which the cars were chased by the police.The officer in-charge of Dergaon police station, R Ingti stated that, when the farmers informed about the robbery they were already patrolling.
Two thieves were detained in the connection while three of them managed to escape. Two vehicles were seized by the police team for the same. The police also registered a case against the thieves.
There are numerous number of cattle theft cases in Assam, some of which has even led to death. A 28 year old man was beaten to death for allegedly stealing a cow in Tinsukia district of Assam. The department detained 12 people related with the incident.
The episode took place in Korjonga Borpathar village in Tinsukia and the deceased was identified as Sarat Moran, who was killed after a public trial by a kangaroo court. Moran's associate managed to escape the incident. According to the Superintendent of Tinsukia police station, Debojit Deuri, the man was taken to the Doomdooma Civil Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by the doctors.
Apart from this, another case was reported in Tripura where a 26 year old man was beaten to death on the grounds of suspicion. The deceased was suspected as a cattle thief in Baramura area under the Sepahijala district in Tripura. The boy was identified as Litan Miah. The police found him in a critically injured condition after being thrashed by a group of youths who considered him as a thief. A complaint was registered by the deceased's father, after which two people Sentu Debnath and Amar Chandra Das were arrested by the police.
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