Assam police headquarters assault: Prime blamed killed while ‘getting away’ care
Guwahati: Assam police headquarters assault: Prime blamed killed while ‘getting away’ care .The main accused in mob violence that set a police station on fire in Assam’s Nagun district was killed in an accident on Monday morning when he was allegedly trying to escape from custody, police said. Told.
Ashiq-ul-Islam was hit by a police team’s escort vehicle which was with him when the accused tried to flee, police said.
Nagaon Superintendent of Police Lena Dolly told reporters that he was rushed to Nagaon Civil Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.
Five policemen, including a sub-inspector, sustained minor injuries, the SP said.
Islam was arrested on Sunday and was questioned by a police teamPolice said they recovered two pistols and seven rounds of live ammunition from his home, along with a red T-shirt he was seen wearing in a May 21 video provoking the mob. The Bata Darwa police station was set on fire, SP Dole said.
Eleven people, including Islam, have been arrested so far in connection with the killing of a detained fishmonger.
Police claimed that Mahfooz-ul-Islam, a fishmonger, had died due to ill health, but his family alleged that the police demanded Rs 10,000 and a duck to release him.
The family also claimed that they were ready to give the duck, but because they did not have the money, the police beat him to death.