By Kanak Chandra Boro
One person received bullet injury when unidentified gunmen open fire at a vehicle belonging to Kokrajhar district committee BJP president Sibnath Brahma around 11.30 pm Sunday near Sister Margaret School about 200 metres from Kokrajhar police station in the heart of Kokrajhar town.
Rajen Singh Superintendent of Police Kokrajhar said that one Adesh Mahato 29 resident of Gossaigaon railway colony, a RSS worker was injured in the hand when the assailants fired at the vehicle.
He said the Mahato had just get in the vehicle driver seat when the gunmen said to be two in number fired at the vehicle and fled the spot. BJP Kokrajhar district president along with some party workers were at the school gate waiting for the vehicle when the firing took place.
Singh said that two miscreants were involving in the firing incident and investigation has been going on to nab culprits. He also said that still not yet able to identify which outfit or organization is involving in firing bullets. Police official including Kokrajhar SP rushed the spot and took stock of the situation. A manhunt is on to nabbed the culprits.
Adesh Mahato said that they have come from Gossaigaon to attend Sister Margaret School principal marriage anniversary programme after dinner they wanted to start journey from Kokrajhar to Gossaigaon and I went to ride sibnath Brahma car BJP Kokrajhar district president suddenly two gun unidentified person appear and fire him. He said that i was fallen down inside in car after firing bullets and I was brought to RNB civil hospital and remove bullet from me.
The injured was taken to Kokrajhar Rupnath Brahma civil hospital and sated to be out of danger and referred to GMC Guwahati for further treatment.
Sibnath Brahma president of the BJP Kokrajhar district said that they were target by the miscreants’ and demanding the district administration take stern action against culprits.
RSS leaders demanding the district administration to nab as soon as possible those who have involving in the firing and they want justice.
Debobroto Gupta principal of the Sister Margaret School said that I was having my marriage anniversary party and i invited all my friends but suddenly firing incident was taken place.
Mention to made that Sibnath Brahma owner of the Bodoland Sansri and Bodoalnd Gaurdian papers located at Kokrajhar.