Former AASU Leader Arrested after Man Commits Suicide in Jogighopa

Guwahati, April 16: A former leader of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) was arrested from LGBI Airport after a resident of Jogighopa in Bongaigaon committed suicide alleging that the former leader had an affair with his wife.

Reportedly, on April 12 a man identified as Raju Kalita killed himself after he suspected that his wife (who died a few months back) had an alleged extramarital affair with the former AASU leader Biswajit Das. Raju Kalita before committing suicide mentioned Biswajit’s name and the alleged affair between his wife and Biswajit in a suicide note.

After Kalita killed himself and it came to light that one of the main reasons for the suicide was the alleged affair, Biswajit went absconding but on April 15, he was apprehended by the police from the LGBI Airport while he was trying to escape to some other state.

It may be mentioned that Biswajit Das was the general secretary of the Jogighopa unit of the AASU.

It may also be mentioned that Raju’s wife, Rashmi Rekha Kalita was found dead on January 11 under mysterious conditions. However, it is not yet known if her death was a suicide or a murder but the investigation is still on.