Ranjit Hazarika, Officer-in-Charge of Dhula Police Station, where the person allegedly died in police custody, was arrested yesterday. He was today produced before a local court in Mongoldoi which remanded him to 14-days judicial custody.
The curfew was clamped yesterday after a man died as police opened fire to control a mob, which attacked Dhula police station alleging death of a person due to torture in police custody.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had yesterday ordered an enquiry by Additional Chief Secretary MGVK Bhanu into the incident of police firing and submit report to the government at the earliest.
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