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Sadiya youths killed in fake battle: PUDR

The recent killing of four youths in Sadiya mires in a major controversy when People's Union for Democratic Rights on Tuesday accused security forces of killing the youngmen in cold blood branding them Maoists.
The organization revealed that not a single policeman was injured in this encounter which was said to be a fierce one. In a statement PUDR alleged that the 'encounter' is one among several thousand such custodial killings by the security forces.
The incident took place on May 9, a joint team of Assam Police, Central Reserve Police Force and Indian Army killed the four in Saidya.
The victims were identified as Siddhartha Buragohain, Medang Gogoi alias Rajib Gogoi, Hiren Chetia alias Rajat and Kamala Buragohain. They were aged between 25 and 30 years.

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