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73-year-old doctor beaten to death by Assam tea garden workers

The Assam Valley CCPA has urged authorities concerned to apprehend those responsible for the assault and demanded strict action against them.

An elderly doctor of a tea estate in Assam’s Jorhat district has succumbed to his injuries allegedly inflicted by garden workers following the death of one of their colleagues who was undergoing treatment at a hospital in the plantation. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 01:20 PM IST
Jorhat (Assam) | ByPress Trust of India

BSF sub-inspector, wife declared ‘foreigners’ in Assam

Muzibur Rahman, a resident of Udaipur-Mikirpatty in Merapani area of the district, and his wife were declared “foreigners” in an ex-parte order passed in December last year. The officer, who is posted in Punjab, came to know about it when he went to Assam last month.

A Border Security Force (BSF) assistant sub-inspector and his wife have been declared non-Indians by a foreigners’ tribunal (FT) in Assam’s Jorhat district.
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 08:57 AM IST
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Toxic methanol caused hooch deaths in Assam: Cops

Methanol poisoning has been behind most of the hooch tragedies in India, including the one in which more than 100 people were killed in parts of western Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in the second week of February.

Indian victims are under medical treatment at Jorhat hospital after allegedly drinking toxic bootleg liquor in Assam's Golaghat district on February 22, 2019.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 11:23 PM IST
Hindutan Times | BySadiq Naqvi

Hooch toll in Assam reaches 143

Additional director general of police Mukesh Agarwal confirmed the toll had gone up to 143 and said they have arrested over 20 people in connection with the state’s worst hooch tragedy.

Utensil recovered by police used in brewing hooch. Image for representation.(Hindustan Times file photo)
Updated on Feb 24, 2019 10:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Golaghat | BySadiq Naqvi

Assam hooch tragedy toll rises to 126

At least 71 people have died in Jorhat Medical College Hospital (JMCH), 51 in Golaghat and 4 in Titabor Subdivision Hospital in Jorhat district, an official familiar with the development said.

The deaths, mostly of tea estate workers in Golaghat and Jorhat districts, came less than two weeks after tainted liquor killed about 100 people in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.(Hindustan Times/ Representative Image)
Updated on Feb 24, 2019 01:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent
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