Prime Accused in Nandita Saikia Murder Case Injured in Police Firing
GUWAHATI: Rinku Sarma, accused of killing Nandita Saikia of Moridhol College Dhemaji tried to snatch Dhemaji Police team weapon this evening and escape custody.
Further, the accused was injured in police firing in self-defense and to prevent escape.
Agitation programmes continue in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts to demand capital punishment to Rintu Sarma, the alleged killer of Nandita Saikia, the student of Moridhol College in Dhemaji district, who breathed her last on Wednesday after being severely injured during the attack by the accused on August 21 in Dhemaji town. In this context, the members of the Lakhimpur district units of All India Mahila Sanskritik Sangathan, All India Democratic Students' Organization (AIDSO) and All India Democratic Youth Organization (AIDYO) staged torch light rally on Wednesday evening in North Lakhimpur from Nakari to Saboti. During the demonstration, the members of the organizations shouted slogans demanding the trial of the accused in fast track court and to hang him until death. They also demanded the State Government to ensure the security of women in the State.