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    Sonowal Orders Probe Into Incidence Of Physical Assault Of ACS Officer By Kokrajhar SP

    Kokrajhar SP Rajen Singh has been accused of assaulting EAC officer Sailen Das

    In view of the videos circulating in the social media platforms regarding an incident of physical assault inflicted on ACS officer Sailen Das by the Kokrajhar Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajen Singh, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on September 21st, 2019 ordered a probe into the matter.

    Sonowal has directed the Commissioner of Lower Assam Division to initiate an enquiry into the alleged incident and submit a report by September 25th, 2019.

    It may be mentioned that the Kokrajhap SP has been accused of assaulting Extra Assistant Commissioner (EAC), Das. Although the incident took place on September 9th, 2019, the video went viral recently.

    As per reports, a cultural get together was organized by the Bodoland Territorial Council at Hotel Gaurang Valley Kokrajhar on a fateful day and several top officials including the SP, EAC was present at the function.

    According to a complaint letter addressed to the Deputy Commissioner of Kokrajhar, the EAC official under the influence of alcohol started misbehaving with the guests including the artists and engaged in a heated verbal duel with the top cop.

    The CCTV cameras installed inside the hotel premises captured the entire incident which showed Singh allegedly dragging Das out of the hotel and assaulting him in the parking lot.


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