Guwahati: The Nagaon police firing victim Kirti Kamal Bora’s crucial surgery was conducted on Friday at Guwahati medical college hospital (GMCH) at a time when the public hearing in the case was ongoing in Nagaon.
Doctors at GMCH said that internal fixation done with plate insertion and one small fragment of bullet covering removed from the leg. He was shot by a policeman on last Saturday while the cops were conducting an anti narcotic operation in Nagaon’s Kachalukhuwa Tinali area.
Meanwhile, state’s additional chief secretary Pawan Borthakur who was probing the case started recording the statements of witnesses and locals on Nagaon on Friday too.
From senior police officials of Nagaon police and family members, many people deposed their statements before Borthakur.
Bora’s family members said, “He is innocent and being framed in the case. We hope justice will be served for his suffering.” The additional chief secretary earlier met Bora at GMCH on Wednesday to record his statement.
On Thursday, the Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) issued notice to the Chief Secretary of Assam to show-cause as to why payment of compensation of Rs. 1.5 lakh as interim relief to Kirti Kamal Bora should not be recommended as per Clause (c) of Section-18 of The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.
The AHRC recommendation came after the right body found a prima-facie case of violation of human rights in the incident.