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Protest Rally at Langting


Demanding immediate arrest and legal action against all the culprits involved in the kidnapping and brutal killing of Swapan Paul, son of late Rasaraj Paul of Langting, adequate compensation to the next kin of Swapan Paul and to bring back peace in Dima Hasao, the people of Langting organised a protest Rally at Langting on Thursday.


Thousands of people from every walk of life and irrespective of caste, creed and religion took out a procession from Langting Durga bari premises and marched through the Langting township to the Langting Police Station. They also submitted a representation to the Deputy Commissioner, Dima Hasao through the Officer incharge, Lanting Police Station Sri Moneswar Bey.


The representation maintained that Swapan Paul was kidnapped and brutally killed by some antisocial on the night of 29thew February, 2012.


Immediate arrest and legal action against all the culprits involved in the kidnapping and brutal killing of Swapan Paul, son of late Rasaraj Paul of Langting. Besides this inhuman killing, the victim incurred a heavy loss of his valuables. This loss should be compassionate by the Government. Similar antisocial activities were happening in the different parts of Dima Hasao leading a sense of panic and insecurity among the people in general. Hence due steps should be taken by the district administration to bring back peace and normalcy in the district.


Lastly they urged upon the district administration for not to allow the culprits to come out on bail under any circumstances. They should be kept in custody till the final verdict of the judiciary contrary to which might cause to further havoc and disorder in the society by them.



Killers of Swapan Paul, Biju Ray(prime accused) Idulungbe Jeme and Moni Sing




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