As the government allowed the liquor shops to open on Monday even though the lockdown was still in force, a drunk youth in rammed on to a vehicle and is now in admitted at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in a severe condition.
As per a police official, the accident took place in Guwahati’s Panjabari in the evening. The motorcyclist was heading towards Sixmile and he allegedly lost control over the motorcycle bearing registration AS01EF0513 and rammed to a hatchback car bearing registration AS01EE3111. During the impact, the motorcyclist received severe injuries on his head and was immediately taken to the GMCH.
The motorcycle’s front suspension system was destroyed completely while the car’s rear windshield shattered to pieces.
The police confirmed that the youth was drunk and had consumed more than “enough” liquor. Although the injured person is to be identified, the motorcycle’s registration number showed that it belonged to one Mrinal Jyoti Saikia. The police are yet to officially identify the person.
On Monday, the government of Assam permitted the opening of IMFL off-shops to open even though the ongoing lockdown is still imposed. Immediately after the wine shops were opened, people flocked to the shops and in some places, it was seen that people had defied the norms of the lockdown.
Another issue was that the police had urged the people not to travel on vehicles to the wine shops but several people were seen taking their personal vehicles to the wine shops to buy liquor and it was also reported that most of these vehicles had no sort of passes or