A retired Pollution Control Board official was killed on Tuesday night in Guwahati by unidentified miscreants in a mysterious murder incident.
According to Guwahati Police Commissioner MP Gupta, when a group of miscreants entered his campus and attacked him on his head with a sharp weapon, the deceased official identified as Paresh Chandra Baruah (72) was all alone in his House No 20 residence near Dispur Law College.
Wife Dr. Garima Saikia Baruah found his body lying around 10 p.m. on the floor and informed Dispur Police about the matter.
Meanwhile, DGP Assam Police Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta and City Commissioner MP Gupta visited the crime spot near Dispur Law College and enquired about the incident.
Speaking to the media, Commissioner MP Gupta said, “As per preliminary investigation deceased Paresh Chandra Baruah was alone in the house when he was murdered by the unidentified miscreants. We have also found some injury marks on his head and accordingly, we are conducting an investigation in connection to the matter. The body has been sent for post mortem.”
Deceased Paresh Chandra Baruah is survived by his wife and two sons.
Updated by: News Sources 2020-01-09 11:25 AM