On Saturday, the Jorhat Police arrested another accused of the infamous lynching case of AASU Leader with the help of citizens.
14th accused to be arrested so far
According to Police, he has been identified as Priyangshu Das,18 years old and is the 14th accused to be arrested so far. He is the son of Lt Diganta Das.
Unity showed by Jorhatians
On December 03, 2021, Police appealed to the citizens to show support for arresting all the accused related to the mob lynching case in their tweet
Police’s Tweet for support
Appeal to All Citizens
Your active support is required to create a strong case against the accused persons who were involved in the lynching of Late Animesh Bhuyan and friends on 29/11/21 at AT Road, JHT. Who so ever has in his/her possession any photo/video or any other evidence
Police’s Tweet After arresting the accused
Result of Jorhatians' support and help..— Jorhat Police (@Jorhat_Police) December 3, 2021
Accused no. 14 named Priyangshu Das@Tilou, 18 yrs S/o -Lt Diganta Das , r/o Borigaon, Jorhat has been identified and arrested.
No culprit will be spared.@assampolice @DGPAssamPolice @gpsinghips @CMOfficeAssam @IPSAnkurJain pic.twitter.com/hBEnAN1GP0
Result of Jorhatians’ support and help.. Accused no. 14 named Priyangshu Das@Tilou, 18 yrs S/o -Lt Diganta Das , r/o Borigaon, Jorhat has been identified and arrested.
No culprit will be spared.
“No culprit will be spared”, previously 13 accused arrested
So far, Police has arrested 14 people including the main accused. The main accused Niraj Das aka Kola Lora later died. He had jumped from a moving car to escape from police custody while then being hit by another escorting vehicle m
Three police personnel were also badly injured and the car got severely damaged. Niraj was declared brought dead at JMCH.
About the Incident
Animesh Bhuyan was killed after a mob of 50 people attacked him and two others on Monday, November 29. Animesh was the Education secretary of AASU Brahmaputra Anchal (Golaghat Unit).