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CRPF jawan kills colleague in Tihu

A CRPF jawan gunned down one of his colleagues when they were deployed to deal with a people in Nalbari on Friday who blocked a vital road demanding Tihu as dib division.

The incident took place when hundreds of local people in Nathkuchi blocked the road raising their demands forcing the authorities to deploy security forces.

Suddenly one of the jawans Amal Das started indiscriminate firing at his colleague Nirmal Das who succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital. Then Amal tried to shoot himself dead to be prevented by other colleagues.

Several other protestors also sustained injury in the incident. Eight of the seriously injured protestors are undergoing treatment at the hospital.          

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