24-Year-Old Woman Beaten Up Over Land Dispute In Assam’s Mankachar

Lovely Aktar, victim of the incident
Lovely Aktar, victim of the incident. Photo: TIME8

KABIR MONDAL

Mankachar, April 24, 2019

A 24-year-old woman escaped death in an attack following a land dispute at Manullapara in South Salmara-Mankachar on April 24th, 2019. She was allegedly attacked by one 55-year-old Anowar Hussain including other eight people while she tried to prevent them from demolishing the boundary of her residence.

Later, the victim, who sustained severe injuries, was admitted to the Hatsingimari Civil Hospital. Sofior Rahman, the husband of the victim, lodged an FIR at Kharuabandha Police Outpost at Hatsingimari under South Salmara Police Station.

In the FIR, Sofior stated that Anowar, Diljan, Monowar Hussain, Sanowar Hussain, Zahanar Begum, Shorop Ali, Dilbor Ali, Moy Hussain and Roushonara forcefully entered his residence premises and tried to demolish the boundary on April 24th, 2019 at around 7:30 am.

“They have entered into my dwelling house with Dagar, Fala, Shurpi, Kudal etc. and tried to demolish the boundary of my pond. Thereafter, while my wife tried to prevent the accused persons then the Anowar Hussain,  Monowar Hussain and Sanowar Hussain attacked my wife and assaulted her mercilessly,” Sofior stated in the FIR.

Sofior also alleged that the accused had forcefully snatched away all ornaments those his wife was wearing. He also alleged that the accused had tied his wife at the neck with an intention to kill. “The neighbours rescued her and admitted to the Hatsingimari Civil Hospital,” Sofior said.

Police arrested Anowar, Monowar and Sanowar in this connection. Other six are still absconding.