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Couple killed in Chirang

A couple was killed by suspected NDFB-S militant at Selekaguri under Runikhata PS in Chirang district late last night, which created sensation in the area. According to SP, Chirang, couple was murdered with sharp weapons last night in their nearby village by unidentified miscreants.

Couple was identified as Birendra Basumatary alias Buthobenga (55) and Paodhur Basumatary (45). Birendra was arrested along with two others in December last for associating with NDFB-S organization. 'Investigation is on into incident', said ST.

On the other hand, local source said that a group 7-8 cadres of NDFB-S entered at Selekaguri village late last night and killed tgem with sharp weapons. Birendra was associated with militant outfit, who was offered to keep huge amounts of money few years back.

Sometimes, rumors arisen along the area that huge money have been buried in the village, but late last night he was killed along with his wife, sources disclosed.

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