8 injured after land disputes turn into a brawl in Barpeta

Representative Image

Guwahati/Barpeta, August 12: In a major conflict between two groups of people in Barpeta’s Kalgachia region over a land issue, 8 persons were injured on Sunday.

Sources also informed that the condition of the 8 persons are critical and have been immediately referred to Barpeta Civil Hospital for better treatment.

A case has been registered and an investigation is underway, said Police.

Speaking to TIME8, OC Kalgachia, Sanjit Kumar Rai said, “We are verifying the matter, however, the situation is under control now. So far 8 persons have been referred to Barpeta Medical College for better treatment.”