GUWAHATI: A body of an unknown man with his throat cut was discovered near Chaliha Nagar in Tinsukia town in a horrifying occurrence.
The corpse was discovered near the Tinsukia Development Authority Office by people in the vicinity, who later reported the incident to the Tinsukia Sadar Police Station.
Following the discovery of the corpse, authorities stated that preliminary evidence suggested that it was a murder case. The corpse was eventually taken for a post mortem by Tinsukia police.
The event is still being investigated by police, and the identification of the deceased has yet to be determined.
Earlier this week another murder was reported in Guwahati city.
Narayan Chakraborty (45), a priest, was discovered in a bizarre state at a quarter of the Railway Colony. Injuries were seen on the body's skull.
The corpse was discovered at the residence of Sanjiv Choudhury. In the absence of Sanjiv, Chakrabarty, a priest from Paltanbazar Kali Mandir, was ordered to care about the residence, according to the report.
His body was discovered on a bed, wrapped with a blanket. In connection with the incident, police have filed a complaint number 370/2021 with the Latasil police station under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code.
A neighbour, SatyanaranBasor, was held by police for interrogation. In this case, the priest's wife was also questioned by the police. Sanjiv Choudhury, a railway employee, and his family travelled to Dhubri, his birthplace, to celebrate Chaath Puja. The person is thought to have died after being struck in the head by a blunt instrument.
Eight persons were arrested in connection with the murder in Latasil, including Narayan Chakraborty's wife Mousami Chakraborty. Police arrested her on Monday for her alleged role in the murder. Bristi Chakraborty, the couple's older daughter, was also questioned. Bristi informed authorities that her father used to "physically and mentally torment" her mother, according to police sources.