In a bizarre incident one Swapanjay Jorosa, 22 years, a student leader of Haflong Govt College was critically injured when a miscreant shot at him at his residence at Lower Digrik village some 3 km from Haflong Town at about 10 pm on Saturday.
The villagers immediately brought him to Haflong civil hospital and he was operated upon to remove the bullet from his body. His condition stated to be stable.
The police immediately rushed to the spot and launched combing operation to nab the culprit. No one was arrested so far.
According to eyewitness, a group of miscreants dressed in army uniform came to the residence of Swapanjay and knocked the door and as soon as Swapanjay opened the door the miscreant immediately fired at him, and fled from the scene taking the advantage of load shedding.
Talking to this correspondent, Prithiviraj Hojai, General Secretary, Haflong Government College Students Association strongly condemned the attack on student and appealed to the administration to take immediate steps to apprehend the culprit who were involved in the attack on student and not allow such incidents to happen in future.