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Gory incident: Two brothers beheaded in Jorhat

In yet another bizarre incident that sends shockwaves across Assam, five people beheaded two brothers before surrendering before police in Jorhat on Wednesday.


The gory incident took place at Cinamora in the outskirt of Jorhat town where five persons beheaded two brothers at the height of a land dispute at around 11 in the morning. The victims were identified as Bolu Tanti and Luit Tanti of Tocklai Tea garden in Rajabari area. Bolu, the elder brother, was first attacked and his head severed with sharp weapons while he was returning after dropping his son at school at around 10:30 am. Ruhi was then beheaded at the garden where Luit was working. Then the five put the severed heads in a sack and surrendered at the Cinnamara police outpost. The five surrendered persons have been identified as Gobind Majhi, Dipak Tanti, Aagun Tanti, Siyapi Tanti and Rajen Satnami.

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