KLO militant nabbed for engineer`s murder

Last Updated: Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 21:21

Dhubri: A Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) militant was apprehended from Dhubri district for being allegedly involved in the kidnap and murder an engineer of agriculture department Gadapani Pathak.

A team of police from Bongaigaon district arrested the KLO militant Putul Ray from Golakganj in Dhubri district.

Pathak was kidnapped along with his colleague Faizur Islam on May 2 by four unidentified armed men at Kakragaon while returning to Guwahati from Dhubri in a car.

His body bearing bullet wounds was recovered the next day from Baitamari area in Abhayapuri.

Islam was rescued from Salkosa, the tri-junction of Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon and Dhubri districts by police on May 27 after a 25-day long search.

Islam is being interrogated by CID over his alleged involvement in the murder, the police said.


First Published: Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 21:21

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