The Silchar-Aizawl NH 306 was blocked on Tuesday by residents of the Dholai space in Cachar district following the loss of life of a truck driver in Mizoram.
Locals alleged that the motive force, from Dholai, was murdered brutally in Mizoram and the truck’s co-driver was illegally detained by Mizoram Police.
On Monday, the useless physique of 1 Praveen Singh, who went to Mizoram two days in the past, was handed over to his household. The physique had a number of accidents, and the locals noticed this as cold-blooded homicide of the Assam man by Mizoram miscreants. Praveen was a resident of Ramprasadpur underneath Dholai Police station in Cachar district.
The co-driver of the truck, Nripen Singh, has been detained by the Mizoram Police as an accused within the case and has been forwarded to judicial custody.
Lots of of women and men from numerous Manipuri organisations of Dholai Ramprasadpur, on Tuesday, laid siege to the NH-306. They staged a blockade by inserting Singh’s physique on the street. Vehicular motion was additionally impacted as a result of hours-long demonstration.
On being knowledgeable, Dholai Circle officer and senior police officers rushed to the spot and tried to pacify the irate villagers however to no avail.
The native organisation demanded that Nripen Singh be rescued unhurt inside the subsequent 24 hours and the household of the deceased driver be given enough compensation by the Mizoram authorities. “We are going to proceed to sit-in-protest till we’re given a concrete assurance. We wish justice for the bereaved household,” stated a protesting native.
Nevertheless, Cachar SP Ramandeep Kaur stated the case is expounded to private enmity. “There was hostility between the 2, which resulted within the homicide of the motive force. The accused co-driver has confessed to the Mizoram Police. However individuals listed here are caught on a special story. We are attempting to persuade them. We’ve got despatched the physique for re-autopsy and discover out the precise motive,” SP Ramandeep Kaur stated.
When requested if Assam Police would take custody of the accused, the senior officer stated as soon as the judicial custody ends, they might comply with the due process. “We’re registering a case” she added.
As per the newest info, the locals have withdrawn the protest and vacated the demonstration web site.
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