The district and sessions judge of Golaghat Pratap Kumar Roy (59) died after suffering from cardiac arrest at 7 am Thursday morning. Justice Roy, who returned to his residence after completing the court proceedings in the evening, complained of chest pain later in the night and was immediately rushed to Golaghat Civil Hospital. Roy joined as a district and session judge of Golaghat on 26th August, 2010. The judicial magistrates and court staff of Golaghat district judiciary, the Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police Golaghat and members of Golaghat Bar Association condoled the unexpected demise of Justice Roy and paid their last respect. Later his body was taken to his original home at Morigaon. At the time of his death Justice Roy left behind his wife and two children.