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Elderly woman murdered in Kokrajhar

An elderly woman was murdered by her son-in-law at Samsingkila Salkonta village under Karigaon police outpost late last night in Kokrajhar district. Death body was identified as Ante Basumatary(50) and body has been brought Kokrajhar for post mortem.

According to Biron Basumatary, son of Ante said that his mother was found murdered on Wednesday evening by 6.45pm while she was on way to her house from a bazaar. She deals in of a small tea stall in her Dorompur village near Karigaon. She was dragged to death with sharp weapon by her own son in law Mantu Basumatary, who hailed from Islakata Gurubasha of Chirang district. Culprit Mantu is absconding after incident.

Police started investigation into incident.

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Assam Times Kokrajhar bureau office, BTAD.

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