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Family Attacked in Assam Over Bihu Function Dispute

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HT Digital,

Guwahati, May 26: In a violent incident, Ricky Mallick, Amit Sinha, and Ricky Mallick’s mother, Lakhi Mallick, forcibly entered the home of Mohan Rajak in No. 8 Colony, assaulting Rajak and his family members with sharp weapons and causing severe injuries. The attackers also vandalized the house and a car using rods, sticks, and beer bottles.

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Details of the Attack
A relative of the victims recounted the brutal assault, linking it to a prior altercation at a Bihu function. “Recently, during a Bihu function, there was a scuffle between Ricky Mallick and other committee members. A police complaint was lodged at Jalukbari police station regarding the incident. However, last night, Ricky Mallick, Amit Sinha, and Ricky‚Äôs mother Lakhi barged into our residence and attacked us brutally. My brother-in-law and his wife were severely injured and bleeding. They also attacked me and other family members.”

Police Response
Ritujyoti Nath, the officer in charge of Jalukbari police station, commented on the ongoing situation: “There was no case lodged last night about any incident of clash in Pandu. However, there is an ongoing investigation regarding a clash at a Bihu event, and enquiries are being made.”

The authorities are investigating the link between the Bihu event altercation and the recent violent attack, with efforts underway to bring the perpetrators to justice.

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