Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Uneasy calm in Changsari

An uneasy calm prevails in Changsari on Tuesday a day after a women was killed in police firing.

Local residents in large number told Assam Times that the tragic incidents could have been avoided had the policemen deployed to deal with the simmering situation exercised restraint.

They alleged that police failed to properly deal with the situation which is why, the woman died when police fire upon the mob.         

The incident took place at Changsari in the afternoon when a local villager was trying to kill his 2 year old son following a clash with his wife.

Local residents in large number turned violent and attacked the person forcing police to step in.

A section of the local residents allegedly pelted stones at the policemen that turned the situation worse.

Policemen deployed had no option but to resort to firing where five persons sustained injury.

One of the woman succumbed to her injuries at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Workshop on environmental journalism concludes

27 May 2017 - 6:55pm | AT News Guwahati
A day long workshop on environmental journalism was conducted at Guwahati Press Club on 27 May 2017, where 25 participants interacted with the resource persons. Organized by Aranya Suraksha Samiti in...

End to Gerukamukh logjam?

9 Dec 2014 - 9:30pm | AT News
Experts and intellectuals have categorically asked KMSS not to compromise the mega dam issue in the tripartite talks in Delhi on Thursday.A public consultation organized in Guwahati on Tuesday said...

Gogoi hits at Rajnath Singh

5 Jul 2013 - 5:22pm | Peter Alex Todd
Countering BJP President Rajnath Singh's allegation of 'foreigners issue is not in Congress's agenda', Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that the BJP did nothing to solve the issue during their tenure...