A group of suspected ULFA militants shot down a father and his son in a village under Bordumsa police station in Assam’s Tinsukia district at 6:45 pm on Monday. The incident took place outside their home.
According to a report on The Indian Express, Anteswar Mahanta died on the spot and his son Karun died on his way to the hospital
Anteswar Mahanta was the president of the village defence party of Simaluguri, while his son Karun was a former president of the local unit of All-Assam Students’ Union (AASU).
According to The Indian Express report, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has condemned the incident and has asked Eastern Assam DIG RP Meena to go to Tinsukia to look into the matter.
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