DOOMDOOMA : The incident of an alleged assault of a junior engineer of Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd. (APDCL) on duty by one Babu Borah, husband of the acting president of the Hapjan Anchalik Panchayat and a BJP leader Moni Mazumder Borah created strong repercussions in Doomdooma area.
According to information, the power supply was badly affected in the entire Doomdooma circle due to the heavy storm that swept through Doomdooma circle on Thursday morning.
The storm caused large scale destructions as trees fell on the electric lines and many electric posts were uprooted. The officials and the workers of Doomdooma Electrical Sub-Division started the restoration work on war footing. When a maintenance team from APDCL, Doomdooma under the supervision of a junior engineer was doing restoration work at Bijoy Nagar, Rupaisiding on Friday, the above-mentioned Babu Borah of Rupaisiding, Bishnu Nagar locality appeared in the scene around at 4:30 pm there and allegedly began to scold the APDCL workers and the engineer for their failure to restore power supply in Bishnu Nagar area.
Borah also allegedly assaulted the junior engineer on duty there. At this the APDCL team stopped their work and left the place. Later, the sub divisional engineer of Doomdooma Electrical Sub-Division of APDCL filed an FIR against Babu Borah at Doomdooma Police Station (PS).
On the other hand, the public of Rupaisiding, Bijoy Nagar locality also filed a separate FIR in Doomdooma PS against him. Though the police registered a case (270/21) but they are yet to take any action against the accused. People, especially of Rupaisiding, Bijoy Nagar expressed strong resentment over the police inaction.