Assam: Human Skeleton Recovered in Lumding
It was speculated that someone could have killed the victim and dumped the body in the forest area.
LUMDING: After multiple murders came to light, the recovery of a human skeleton triggered fear and insecurity among the people of Lumding.
The incident took place in the New Basti locality under the Ward Number 1 of the Lumding Municipality. The skeleton was recovered from the forest area behind of the residence of one Shanti Chetry. She reportedly informed the local police soon after she noticed a skull amidst the thick vegetation.
A team from Lumding Police arrived at the spot and carried out a search operation in the locality. The remains of the human body were found during this search. The local people mentioned that they are facing severe insecurities after the discovery of the human remains.
It was speculated that someone could have killed the victim and dumped the body in the forest area. The police have registered a case in this matter and started with their necessary investigations. However, no information regarding the identity of the human remains has been received.
Previously, a gang of robbers involved in various unlawful activities was apprehended by the security forces. The security personnel including people from the CIB unit of the Railway Protection Force apprehended a total of 6 miscreants. A gang of miscreants involved in the robbing of valuables from passengers was caught by the railway police. They were involved in the snatching and stealing of mobile phones, cash and other valuables from the people of the passengers of the trains.
Suspected narcotics peddlers were also part of this group of miscreants and they were suspected of selling brown sugar to narcotics consumers. The team was also able to recover a total of six mobile phones, Rs 10725 in cash and suspected brown sugar worth around Rs 9 lakhs from the miscreants. The identities of the 6 miscreants were also revealed by the security forces. They are Rafik Uddin, Azijul Haque, Abdul Wahid, Anuwar Hussain and Rajib Hussain from Hojai and Mahidul Islam from Nagaon. Mahidul Islam is said to be the mastermind of the whole gang of miscreants by the security forces.