In a tragic incident in Karbi Anglong district in Assam, two men were lynched by ‘villagers’ on Friday. This incident occurred at Panjari Kachari village in Karbi Anglong district.
According to news reports, the two men, Abhijeet Nath, a businessman and Niloptal Das, a sound engineer were on their way to a waterfall in Kangthilangso. According to state media reports, as the two men stopped the vehicle at Panjari Kachari village to ask for the direction, they were surrounded by the ‘villagers’ on suspicion of being child lifters, which eventually resulted in the death of two.
A video of the incident went viral on social media. In this video, Nilotpal Das was seen pleading the attackers. “I am an Assamese. Believe me, I am speaking the truth. My father’s name is Gopal Chandra Das and mother’s name is Radhika Das. Please let me go,” he said.
It can be mentioned here that there has been a rumor about the presence of Child Lifters making rounds on social media.
Police investigation concerning the incident is in progress. Mukesh Agarwal, Additional director general of police, law, and order, rushed to Karbi Anglong and assured proper investigation of the incident.
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