Karimganj/Guwahati: A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the assault on Congress MLA Rumi Nath and her second husband at a Karimganj hotel which sparked off violent protests and bandh in south Assam's Barak Valley.
Karimganj Deputy Commissioner Debeswar Malakar on Monday ordered the inquiry into the incident. The report of the inquiry is to be submitted within 15 days, official sources said.
In another development, three personnel security officers of the MLA were suspended due to dereliction of duty.
"The PSOs had failed to protect Nath and her second husband and had fled from the spot when the mob barged into the hotel where the duo were staying", the sources said. Nath, who represents Borkhola constituency in Cachar, and her second husband were beaten up and injured on Friday night in a hotel in Karimganj by a group of people who were angry over her second marriage without having divorced her first husband....more
01:04 PM, Jul 02, 2012