The Silchar-Aizawl NH 306 was blocked on Tuesday by residents of Dholai space of Cachar district following the demise of a truck driver in Mizoram.
Locals alleged that the motive force of Dholai was brutally murdered in Mizoram and the co-driver of the truck was illegally detained by the Mizoram Police.
The physique of Praveen Singh, who had gone to Mizoram two days in the past, was handed over to his household on Monday. There have been a number of accidents on the physique, and the locals noticed it because the brutal homicide of an Assam man by miscreants from Mizoram. Praveen was a resident of Ramprasadpur underneath Dholai police station space of Cachar district.
Nripen Singh, the co-driver of the truck, has been detained by the Mizoram Police as an accused within the case and has been despatched to judicial custody.
Lots of of women and men of varied Manipuri organizations of Dholai Ramprasadpur laid siege to Nationwide Freeway-306 on Tuesday. They put up a blockade by putting Singh’s physique on the street. Vehicular motion was additionally affected as a result of hours-long protest.
On receiving the knowledge, Dholai Circle Officer and senior cops reached the spot and tried to persuade the agitated villagers however to no avail.
The native group demanded that Nripen Singh be rescued inside the subsequent 24 hours and satisfactory compensation be given by the Mizoram authorities to the household of the deceased driver. “We are going to proceed the dharna until we’re given a concrete assurance. We would like justice for the bereaved household,” stated a protesting native.
Nonetheless, Cachar SP Ramandeep Kaur stated that the matter is said to private enmity. “There was enmity between the 2, which resulted within the homicide of the motive force. The accused co-driver has confessed to the Mizoram Police. However the individuals listed below are caught on a unique story. We try to steer them. We have now once more despatched the physique for autopsy and ascertained the precise trigger,” stated SP Ramandeep Kaur.
When requested whether or not the Assam Police would take the accused into custody, the senior official stated that after the judicial custody is over, they may comply with due course of. “We’re registering a case,” he stated.
In accordance with the most recent data, the native individuals have known as off the sit-in and vacated the protest web site.
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