Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Shock and anger in Kokrajhar

Utter shock and anger seem to have gripped Kokrajhar a day after three members of a family were killed in the name of witch hunting.

The incident took place at Borjhora village in  Monglajhora area under Bogribari
police station  where the trio remained clueless.

Police have so far arrested 13 persons in this connection after two bodies were exhumed from a jungle.  

The entire incident came to light after the victim's youngest son, who is a constable with 7th AP Bn got to the incident .
According to Suresh, victim's elder son who lives nearby, about 10-15, with sharp weapons came  on the evening of Wednesday and forcefully
took away his mother (Bangali) and d elder sister Malati  and threatens of dire consequences if they informed anyone about it.

Author info

Hantigiri Narzary's picture

Reporting from Kokrajhar

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Dr Swamy in Guwahati

22 Nov 2014 - 8:02pm | AT News
Dr Subramanima Swamy is on a two days visit to Guwahati. The veteran BJP leader arrived in the capital city to be received by the party leaders at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport...

Bhogali Bihu festivity grips Assam, today is Uruka

14 Jan 2011 - 6:26pm | editor
People of all sections are set to observe Uruka with feast and bonfire. Traditional food items are being prepared in all households across the state. Assam Times wishes its readers a Happy Magh...

World Kidney Day observed at Dispur Hospitals

9 Mar 2017 - 4:58pm | AT News
Northeast’s well-known healthcare institution Dispur Hospitals, along with numerous health conscious organizations across the globe, today (9 March 2017) observed the World Kidney Day with various...