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Three arrested for assault in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar police apprehended three persons of a family for involved with attack Maoria Basumatary and his son late last evening at Jordanpur village being suspect of witch in Kokrajhar district.

The incident was spread in the village just after Biraj Basumatary, son of Saben Basumatary alleged Maoria Basumatary's wife Rupashri as Daini. Yesterday evening, both family met a clash where Maoria Basumatary and his son Keral Basumatary received serious injury. Both were admitted to hospital for treatment.

Police arrested three persons, who were involved with attack, identified as Saben Basumatary, Biraj Basumatary and Subash Basumatary.

An FIR has been lodged with Kokrajhar PS, registration no.651/16, under section (u/s) 325/307/326/34 IPC. Investigation is going on into incident and more inputs would be come out through investigation, said a police officer.

However, Saben Basumatary and his son Biraj said that they were first attacked by Maoria Basumatary at their own house yesterday.

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