Sensation prevailed in Tipping area of Lekhapani town in Tinsukia district of Assam on Monday morning after the news regarding the murder of one Gokul Kachari spread like wildfire.
According to police, Kachari was killed by one Raj Karkik on Sunday night.
“A drunk Raj Karkik on Sunday night got into a heated argument with the deceased at his residence. Karkik attacked Kachari with a sharp weapon and hacked him to death,” police said.
“He later even tried to rape Kachari’s wife,” police added.
Later, Lekhapani Police reached the spot and arrested the accused and the police are further investigating the case.
The locals have demanded the strictest of punishment for the accused.