Octogenarian walks 100 km on his way home at Laluk in Lakhimpur district
Biswanath Chariali: An octogenarian had walked 100 kms on his way home situated at Laluk in Lakhimpur district and arrived here totally exhausted last evening. According to information, one Khagen Baruah (80) of Laluk had gone to Guwahati to meet his son who works there and returned home on the previous day of the ‘Lockdown’ declared. He arrived at Kaliabor by bus and from there, could not manage any vehicle to go to Laluk. So, Khagen Baruah decided to travel on foot and somehow arrived here. But, by the time he arrived here, the person’s physical condition had deteriorated badly.
On the other hand, he was robbed of whatever belongings he had in his hand on the street. Some local people noticed him at Out Agency, here and admitted him in a private nursing home. Baruah was released from the hospital today after providing him proper medical treatment. Biswanath police managed to send him to his home safely today.