Dibrugarh Police on Tuesday night arrested the main accused, who allegedly killed his landlord following a fight and later killed his own wife on Sunday night.

The accused has been identified as Rajiv Sukran of Assam‘s Sadiya.

He was arrested by police from Sadiya.

Dibrugarh additional superintendent of police (HQ) Bitul Chetia said, “Last night we arrested the main accused from Sadiya. He has confessed that he had committed the crime on Sunday night after a heated argument with his landlord Sudhir Gogoi. We have produced him to court.”

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On Tuesday, police recovered the bodies from the Mulakubasa area of Dibrugarh.

“We have found injury marks on both the bodies and confirmed that both were killed with a sharp weapon. After killing both, he fled to Sadiya,” Chetia said.

Chetia said, “We launched a manhunt to nab him and last night he was arrested from his residence in Sadiya.”

“We have brought him to Dibrugarh police station for interrogation. He confessed that he had first killed his landlord Sudhir Gogoi and later killed his wife Kajal Bhumij.”

Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: babs8oct@gmail.com