Sensation gripped Assam’s capital city – Guwahati after a Railways official was allegedly murdered by his brother-in-law and threw his body at Saraighat Bridge. 

The deceased Railway official has been identified as Santosh Prasad. 

Santosh Prasad’s throat was cut by his brother-in-law and was also repeatedly stabbed in his stomach, leading to his death. 

The accused brother-in-law has been identified as Mohan Giri.  

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Mohan Giri, after killing Santosh Prasad had brought his body to the Saraighat Bridge in a trunk on a scooter during curfew hours on Wednesday night to dispose the body in the Brahmaputra River. 

Witnessing police at the Saraighat Bridge, Mohan Giri threw Santosh Prasad at the Bridge and fled from the spot. 

Alter police personnel chased Mohan Giri and apprehended Mohan Giri. 

Police also seized the scooter Mohan Giri was riding. 

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However, three other accomplices of Mohan Giri managed to escape from the spot. 

Police have begun an investigation into the case. The reason behind the crime is yet to be known. 

Deceased Santosh Prasad was a resident of Maligaon Railway Colony in Guwahati. 

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