BJP seeks arrest of assailants
The Hailakandi district BJP demanded the arrest of miscreants involved in the assault of a booth-level president of the party and his wife.
The party's booth-level president of Margangpunji area of Dinanathpur gaon panchayat of Hailakandi district in South Assam and jhum cultivator Subhas Tripura and his wife Mandadhari Tripura were beaten up by unidentified persons on April 5 when they were engaged in jhum cultivation.
Tripura alleged that a gang of five, led by Eklim Uddin, prevented them from farming in the hills and beat them up mercilessly. Local villagers came to their rescue and the men fled the area.