Man objects to crackers, beaten to death in Assam

  • By TOI
  • | Thursday | 12th July, 2018

GUWAHATI: A man was beaten to death by a group of people attending a wedding reception in Ghorathal village of Assam's Nalbari district on Tuesday night for protesting against firecrackers . Though Das's family rushed him to hospital, he succumbed to his injuries.The marriage was called off and locals staged a protest at the venue of the wedding.SP (Nalbari) Shiladitya Chetia said, "The six arrested have booked on murder charges. " At least six people have been arrested.Jatin Das, 35, a daily wage labourer who lived a few metres away from the venue of the wedding , raised an objection after a splinter from the firecrackers hit him. This enraged the revellers who beat him up.


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