Guwahati: The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has set up a special committee on May 22 to assess the situation relating to the mob attack at Batadrava Police Station.
APCC president Bhupen Kumar Borah has formed a committee spearheaded by Rana Goswami, who will be its chairman. Some MLA's and Congress leaders have been directed to visit Batadrava Constituency immediately in order to take stock of the current situation pertaining to the mob attack at Batadrava Police Station.
As per officials, suspected miscreants had set ablaze the Batadrava Police Station and other government properties after the death of a person in police custody.
"The situation immediately spread alarmingly, resulting in terrible circumstances. Many local people's homes are being razed by bulldozers," officials stated.
However, the official added that the committee will look into the situation thoroughly and interact with a number of persons so as to determine the main reasons behind the incident.
Officials further went on to say that the committee should submit its report to the APCC President within a span of two days.
A complaint has been filed by Former MLA Anuwar Hussain Laskar in connection with the Batadrava custodial death incident before the State Human Right Commission.
Meanwhile, Assam Director General of Police (DGP), Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, on May 22 warned of stringent action against those involved in the attack on Batadrava Police Station and who think they can get away from burning down a police station.
''So this is our assurance to peace-loving people of Assam, while we will not let go any police personnel found guilty, we will act even tougher against elements who think that they can escape Indian justice system, by burning down Police Stations. We will simply not allow this. Let this be the first and last warning to all antisocial criminal elements,'' he said in an official statement.