AGARTALA: A 44-year-old employee of Tripura royal scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarma’s tribal TIPRA Motha celebration was dragged out of his automobile in Dhalai district late Wednesday and fatally assaulted, coinciding with the announcement of meeting polls on February 16 and the Election Fee’s warning of zero tolerance in direction of violence.
A minimum of 32 folks, together with AICC secretary Ajoy Kumar, have been injured in assaults by unidentified assailants in Majlishpur constituency of jap Agartala on Wednesday afternoon. 5 CPM staff have been assaulted within the Barpathar space of Rajnagar constituency in South Tripura after they have been returning house from a rally.
The home of a CPM supporter, Nantu Chandra Debnath, was allegedly set ablaze at Bishalgarh in Sepahijala district. Nantu, alongside together with his household, was asleep when the arson happened. They have been rescued within the nick of time.
Slain TIPRA Motha employee Pranajit Namasudra and a pal have been waylaid within the Bamancherra space and attacked by unidentified males, further SP Binoy Kishore Debbarma informed PTI. 4 suspects have been arrested on Thursday, however there was no affirmation of their political affiliation, if any.
Taking to Twitter, Tipra Motha chief Debbarma, appealed to his followers to not set off a backlash. “Please don’t react or do something. I’m personally verifying what has occurred! Last item we want is violence within the construct as much as the election,” he wrote.
Chief electoral officer Kiran Gitte stated Thursday that FIRs had been registered for every of the incidents and the police requested to take strict motion in opposition to the perpetrators. Central police forces deployed throughout the state have began flag-marching to instill confidence in voters.
Whereas Tripura goes to polls on Feb 16, elections in Meghalaya and Nagaland are scheduled for Feb 27. Votes shall be counted on March 2.
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