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Injured IB officer Behura dies at GNRC in Guwahati


Additional Director with Intelligence Bureau R N Behura, who had suffered serious injuries in a road accident on April 9, died in Guwahati on Sunday morning.


Behura breathed his last at the Guwahati Neurological Research Centre where he was undergoing treatment for past six days.


He is survived by wife and a son. A 1979 batch IPS officer of the Manipur-Tripura cadre who hailed from Orissa, he had met with an accident at Sonapur near Guwahati.


The accident took place when he was on his way back to Guwahati from Numaligarh Refinery when his car collided with a truck. He had been admitted to GNRC in critical condition.


Assam Police Additional DGP Pallab Bhattacharya, who was in the same car, was also injured in the incident and is undergoing treatment but his condition is stated to be stable.


Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visited GNRC to pay his last respects to Behura. Gogoi termed Behura as one of the "best officers" he has worked with. Behura had served for years in the North East in various capacities, besides as Joint Director at IB headquarters in New Delhi.


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