Police have arrested two persons in connection with the recovery of dead bodies of mother and daughter from Dumbur reservoir under Gomati District of Tripura.
They are being interrogated at Birganj police station. Meanwhile the local people gharaoed the police station demanding to hand over those two people to the them. Not only that, they also tried to vandalize the police station.
As a result, the police fired tear gas to bring the situation under control. “The police lathi-charged on us” said the local people. In that, several women are injured.
However, Amarpur SDPO Debanjali Roy refuted the allegation saying that only tear gas was fired to incite the agitated crowd. No lathicharge was done.
Notably , on October 22, mother and daughter went missing from Tin Garia area of Birganj in Amarpur subdivision . In that incident, the woman’s husband Jugal Kishore Jamatia filed a missing diary at the Ompi police station.
Rupaswari Jamatia’s decomposed body was recovered from Dumbur reservoir on October 31 in a bag. Just two days after that, on November 2, the dead body of his 12-year-old daughter was recovered from the Dambur reservoir.
Jugal kishore told the police that local people saw his wife and daughter riding a bike with a man passing through Paharpur area of Amarpur’s new market.
The police investigated the incident and managed to recover the bike numbered TR03L8885 from Paharpur area on New Market Street.
Finally, in the raid on Monday night, two people were arrested early this morning and the police interrogated them at Birganj police station.
Meanwhile, on hearing the news, the local people gathered in front of the police station and demanded that the criminals be handed over to them for severe punishment.
It is not possible to accept that offer, the police explained to them many times and requested them to go back.
But, instead of going back , they Gharaoed the police station and started protesting. They alleged that the police had lathi-charged and fired tear gas. In that, several people were injured.
In this regard, Amarpur SDPO Devanjali Roy said that the police have arrested two people in connection with the recovery of the dead bodies of mother and daughter from Dambur reservoir. They are being interrogated at Birganj police station. Meanwhile, 70 to 80 local people gathered in front of the police station and became agitated demanding that the two accused be handed over to them. They did not stop at just Gharao the police station. They tried to vandalize the police station. Hence, the police fired 6-7 rounds of tear gas to bring the situation under control.
Sh claimed that the allegation of lathi charge is completely false. No one was injured in the firing of tear gas. Now the situation is normal.