A seventeen-year-old two-wheeler rider was killed when a speeding Bolero pick-up van hit his vehicle in Sualkuchi in Kamrup district in the early morning hours of January 16th, 2020.
The deceased was identified as Tushal Kalita. An angry mob, enraged by the incident, set the pick-up van on fire.
The local residents alleged that the pick-up van driver had lost control over the speeding vehicle and rammed into the bike killing Tushal on the spot.
The incident has cast a pall of gloom during the Magh Bihu festivities in the state.