JOYSAGAR: A farmer who owned about 25 bighas of land, many cattle, gold ornaments and cash, was allegedly killed by his son and grandson in the Mesaki Chapori area of Dihingmukh village in Sivasagar district recently.
Gunakanta Gogoi (80) went missing about 10 days ago and when the villagers asked his son about his whereabouts, the son could not give a satisfactory reply. This made the villagers suspicious. In the meantime, a body was spotted by locals near the Dehing River wrapped in a plastic bag. The police recovered the body and villagers identified the deceased as missing farmer Gunakanta Gogoi. Police booked his son on suspicion and finally, he confessed that greed for the vast property made him and his son kill Gunakanta Gogoi. A case has been registered (267/18 US 301/302) in Demow PS and police are interrogating the accused of more information.