KOKRAJHAR: The Chief Executive Member (CEM) of Boro Kachari Welfare Autonomous Council (BKWAC), Mihiniswar Basumatary on Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on Executive Member (EM) of the council, Mathura Basumatary by unknown miscreants on Tuesday evening at his residence in Morigaon and said that the Government of Assam should provide safety and security to the members of the council, besides ensuring peace and harmony among all sections of people living together since ages.
Talking to this reporter at Kokrajhar, the CEM of BKWAC, Mihiniswar Basumatary said that two motorcycle-borne unknown youths attacked EM Basumatary with an iron rod in the evening at his residence in Morigaon on Tuesday. He said that this was the first attack on the representative of BKWAC and the government must arrest the culprits and punish them as per law of land. Demanding safety and security to the representatives of BKWAC, he said government should ensure peaceful coexistence in the locality.
Sources from the family said that EM Mathura Basumatary, who is also the treasurer of Ex-BLT Welfare Association, of village Jalakiabari under Lahorighat Police Station in Morigaon district was sitting on a chair in front of his house near the roadside when the two youths came on an Enfield Bullet bike and hit him with an iron rod on his head. He was taken to the local hospital for preliminary examination as he received injuries on head and eyes. Sources also said the incident happened at around 7.30 pm.A case was registered at Lahorighat police station on Tuesday. The police are looking out the culprits involved in the incident and they have already recovered the Enfield Bullet used by the two youths. Police sources said that the two youths fled from their homes while their parents were brought to the police station on Wednesday for questioning.
Meanwhile, the general secretary of Ex-BLT Welfare Society (Outside BTC area) ,Bistiram Narzary, who is also the treasurer of United Boro People's Organization (UBPO), strongly condemned the incident and demanded that the culprits must be brought to book within 24 hours and given stringent punishment. He also demanded that the government should take necessary measures so that such attacks are not repeated.