Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Brick kiln owner killed in Majuli

After a brief silence, ULFA resumes reign of terror. Suspected ULFA militants shot dead a businessman in Majuli on Friday forcing security forces to launch an intensified offensive against the outfit. The incident took place at Kamalabari chariali in the heart of the island. Two youths called up Shivaji Prasad to the Gormur-Kamalabari PWD road to discuss a business deal. As Prasad, who owned a brick kiln reach the spot, the armed youths pumped several rounds of bullets at his body and fled away. Prasad, who received bullet injuries in his chest, thigh and stomach referred to Jorhat Medical College Hospital. But was declared brought dead. Sources said Prasad was killed after he failed to meet their extortion demand. Security forces cordoned the entire area for several hours in search of the militants. But nobody has so far been arrested. Investigation is in progress.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff. editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

National women's team for Asian Sr. Women Boxing Championship

17 Sep 2008 - 3:32am | Nanda Kirati Dewan
The 13-member Women National Boxing team was named this evening by the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) to represent India at the 4th Asian Sr. Women Boxing Championship to be held at Guwahati...

Mother, son died in electrocution

11 Oct 2015 - 9:32am | AT News
A woman and her son lost their lives when a storm lashed the city of Guwahati on Saturday night. The tragic incident took place at Dhirenpara area when a minor boy died in electrocution after high...

Two held for fake certificate racket

2 Aug 2015 - 7:52am | Hantigiri Narzary
Kokrajhar police have arrested two persons for allegedly issuing fake birth certificates to be used for NRC purpose.Identified as Zhumor Ali and Jahirul Sheik of Ghoramara, they were caught on...