Jorhat: A 75-year old freedom fighter was
slaughtered, allegedly by his cousin, in upper Assam`s Jorhat
district on Saturday, police sources said.
Dino Dutta was mutilated with a sharp weapon by his
cousin identified as Ananta Dutta (38) when he was reading a
newspaper at his residence at Teok Dakhin Duliagoan, under
Teok police station area, the sources said.
The victim was alone and the motive behind the killing
was not yet clear.
Ananta later surrendered at Teok police station.
Jorhat district Superintendent of Police Sunjukta
Parasor rushed to the spot and investigation was on.