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Escalating protest in Lakhimpur

Five days have passed since a woman was brutally attacked and dumped on the roadside in Lakhimpur who succumbed injuries at the GMCH. But police have yet to arrest the perpetrators which runs into a hail of protest accross the state.        Thousands of people have been staging dharna in Lakhimpur demanding immediate arrest of the culprits.            The protestors made it clear that they would remain calm only after the examplary punishment of the perpetrators.    The incident took place in Boginadi when the mother of 8 year old child was brutally attacked after she got into a tempo on her way to take her child back from school.      Hours after, she was dumped on the roadside.         On Saturday she was rushed to the GMCH where succumbed to injury on Monday.

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