Top Assam cop`s spouse found dead near Guwahati shrine

Last Updated: Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 22:18

Guwahati: Guwahati police recovered the bullet-ridden body of the spouse of a top Assam police official from a vehicle near the famed Kamakhya temple in the city Thursday evening.

Police found the body of Nilotpal Lahon, husband of Additional Superintendent of Police Leena Doley, inside a Tata Sumo vehicle parked near Kamakhya.

Police said that locals spotted the vehicle with the deceased on the driving seat, holding a pistol in his hand and with blood oozing from his forehead.

Senior Superintendent of Police Anand Prakash Tiwari said preliminary investigation indicated it to be a suicide as there was a pistol in the hands of the deceased. "However, we can confirm it only after a detailed investigation," he said.

Sources said that Lahon was the son of former MLA from Lakhimpur, Lakhon Lahon and was working with Tata Motors in Guwahati.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 22:18

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