Businessman Stabbed To Death In Kokrajhar, Attacker Held


KOKRAJHAR, MAY 20: Sensation prevail in Kokrajhar town after a businessman was stabbed to death with sharp weapon and another person received serious injuries by a unknown miscreants late last night. Police arrested the main culprit within few hours after a strict investigation into the incident.

The incident took place at Kokrajhari village around 10.30 pm. The businessman was immediately rushed the MRM hospital for treatment after unidentified miscreants attacked businessman and his friend with sharp weapons near his house at Kokrajhari late last night.

The businessman was succumbed to the hospital due to massive serious injuries.

The deceased businessman was identified as Sibhu Prasad Brahma (48).

Another injury person was also admitted to hospital who received serious injuries in the attacked. He was identified as Ashok Boro.

Brahma was noted social activist and well known among the locality in the area.

Brahma leaves two sons, his wife behind his death.

Within the few hours of the incident, police arrested the attacker miscreant from Runikatha of Chirang after a strict follow up into the incident.

The arrested culprit was identified as Diphu Narzary (19) of Kadamtala near Dimalgaon under Kokrajhar police station. The arrested culprit was a courier boy in Kokrajhar town.

Family members of Sibhu Prasad Brahma lodged an FIR with Kokrajhar police station, case registration no. 380/2021, under section 120B/326/ 302 IPC.

Additional SP Kokrajhar, Mukut Rabha told that the culprit was arrested within the night after the incident from Runikatha area. He informed that the culprit had a family quarrel at a rented house at Kokrajhari village late evening and later he perpetrated the incident where Sibhu Prasad Brahma died.

He informed that late last night, an information received that some quarrel took place at Kokrajhari basti and one unidentified person assaulted two persons with sharp weapon.

Accordingly, as per instruction from SP Kokrajhar, a team led by additional Superintendent of Police (HQ), Kokrajhar, officer in-charge of Kokrajhar PS, TSI & cyber cell team rushed to the spot and came to know that accused, Dipu Narzary of Kadamtola assaulted two persons namely Sibhu Prasad Brahma and Ashok Boro as both of them interfered in husband-wife’s quarrel.

The family members of injured persons shifted them to MRM Hospital, Kokrajhar but later, injured Sibhu Prasad Brahma (48) succumbed to his injuries at MRM Hospital, Kokrajhar. Injured Ashok Boro (44 yrs) of No. 1 Habrubari village under Dotma is under treatment.

Kokrajhar police team immediately started investigation and managed to apprehend Accused person Dipu Narzary (19) of Kadamtola from Runikhata, North Salbari Runikhata of Chirang district in early morning hours.He said that further legal action is going on into the incident.

Meanwhile,the Kokrajhar district committee of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) extends its condolences to the demise of Sibhu Prasad Brahma and his bereaved family.

“This is highly painful to know that Sibhu Prasad Brahma (45) a resident of Kokrajhar town, was brutally murdered at last night, at around 10.30 PM and also injured Ashok Boro (46) by some unidentified miscreants whose identify has not been detected yet.

He was a contractor by profession and left two sons at the time of his demise.

The students union strongly urges and demand to the kokrajhar Police administration to trace and nab the perpetrator involved at an eeriest possible so as to punish them as per law.

Further, Kokrajhar district committee, All Bodo Students Union, prays the district Police administration to take up any possible measures so that such terrible incidence cannot recur in future, a statement stated.