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Jorhat Police arrested a 22-year-old youth, identified as Abhijit Gogoi, a resident of Karanga Jania village under Cinnamara Police Outpost in Jorhat district on Tuesday night on charges of killing his father, 48-year-old Munin Gogoi.

The Jorhat Police arrested the accused after a group of women of Karanga Jania village lodged an FIR against the accused, Abhijit Gogoi, alleging that he had severely physically assaulted his father in the presence of other family members on August 3 over some matter.

A severely injured Munin Gogoi, who was admitted to the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH), was later shifted to the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) at Dibrugarh in a critical condition.

Munin Gogoi succumbed to his injuries at the AMCH on Sunday.

Police said that investigation was on and other family members of the deceased would be questioned and action would be taken accordingly.

Smita Bhattacharyya

Smita Bhattacharyya is Northeast Now Correspondent in Jorhat. She can be reached at:

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