Government doctor killed in Assam

A body of a government doctor, with several injury marks, was recovered from the world-famed wetland `Deepor Beel` here on Saturday, police said.

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2011, 17:18 PM IST

Guwahati: A body of a government doctor,
with several injury marks, was recovered from the world-famed
wetland `Deepor Beel` here on Saturday, police said.

The body of Dr Aamir Hussain, who was missing since
last night, was found in the wetland by local residents this
morning who informed the police.

According to preliminary reports, Hussain was
strangled to death, his ear chopped off and there were several
injury marks on his body.

Hussain went missing from a pharmacy in Hatigaon area,
where he practised in the evening, after he went out with
three unidentified persons.

30-year old Hussain was a doctor at the Gagen Chandra
Bora Health Centre at Kukurmara area in Kamrup (Rural)
district.

The wetland is listed as a Ramsar site for its
environmental importance.

PTI