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Assam: Police Opens Fire At Dacoits In Golaghat And Karbi Anglong District, 1 Killed

Both the incident took place on Thursday. The deceased was part of a heist in Karbi Anglong district.

Assam: Police Opens Fire At Dacoits In Golaghat And Karbi Anglong District, 1 Killed

Sentinel Digital Desk

GUWAHATI: An episode took place on 12th January, Thursday where a dacoit was shot dead by the police. The incident occurred in Assam's Karbi Anglong district as stated by a senior police officer.

Karbi Anglong SP Sanjib Kumar Saikia informed that, a team of cops were deployed in the Thekerajan area based on prior information. The concern police department got a clue that few stealers are planning a robbery in the mentioned area, added the SP.

The robbers when arrived at the spot were caught by the police team. When they were asked to surrender themselves, the robbers started firing at the cops. The policemen had to resort to open fire on them, during which one of the dacoits got injured, stated the SP.

The team of police immediately rushed the wounded one to the Diphu Medical College and Hospital. However, the medical authorities declared him as brought dead.

The officials informed that, a gun and ammunition was recovered from the possession of the deceased. Sanjib Kumar Saikia further mentioned that the other culprits managed to flee away taking advantage of the dark.

Another event took place in Assam's Golaghat district. A dacoit identified as Okoni Das was shot by the cops as he tried to escape the police custody on Thursday night. The accused attempted to escape from the vehicle in which he was travelling and also attacked on a constable.

The cops had to resort to open fire in order to manage the situation. The dacoit wounded his leg in the process and was rushed to the Jorhat medical college and hospital.

The constable who was attacked by accused Okoni Das, has received minor injuries. On Friday morning, top officers from the Golaghat police department arrived at the incident area to initiate an investigation regarding the matter.

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