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Engineer kidnapped, killed in Guwahati


Utter insecurity still persists in Guwahati these days. Despite heavy presence of security forces, suspected Ulfa militants killed an engineer after he was kidnapped on the way back to his home on Thursday. The incident took place when agriculture department engineer Manik Baishya called up his wife at 7.30 evening that he was forcibly towards Jalukbari. Later at 9.30 pm his body was recovered near APRO office. It was learnt that Baishya received a number of phone calls demanding money. He also took up it with city police.


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