Our special correspondent from Guwahati : It was a tragic day for the Barman family. Jatin Barman,a resident of Guwahati has stabbed his wife, Bina Barman to death in the middle of the city at Ganeshguri before hanging himself at their residence. Unconfirmed reports state that a property dispute is the reason for the murder. Onlookers were shocked on seeing the body which has been almost slit into two. The couple is survived by their three college going children.
KOKRAJHAR: Caught in a grim poverty, a person committed suicide along with his kid in Kokrajhar on Tuesday. The shocking incident took place in Sakakati area where local villagers recovered the bodies of father and son were recovered in the morning. Talking to Assam Times, local residents said Chandan Mardi had a quarrel with his wife at night and went out with his 2 year old kid and fell down on the rail track allowing them to be crushed to dead.
Assam go down to Chattisgarh won by 27 in the final match of the Cooch Behar Thophy in Bokakhat on Tuesday. The Chattisgarh team won the toss and decided to bat at the Bokakhat District Sports Association Ground. Out of 141 for Chattisgarh, AG Tiwari alone scored 49 runs followed by MSS Hussain with 40 runs. Assam had to remain satisfied with 88 runs.