Tarun Gogoi
Ex Assam CM Tarun Gogoi. (File Image)

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will file a civil and criminal case against Assam Police for killing five civilians during the recent anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests in Assam.

He was interacting with the media in Guwahati on Monday.

Tarun Gogoi expressed his unhappiness over the fact that the government is yet to announce compensation for the families of those killed during the protests.

Five people were killed and 27 others received bullet injuries during the recent protests in Assam over the CAA

“On Sunday, I visited Dipanjal Das’ residence. His family members said people from different political parties have visited us except BJP, though we supported BJP,” said Gogoi on Monday.

“People received bullet injuries on their face and back. The whole incident needs to be inquired,” Gogoi reiterated.

Under pressure from the Assam Human Rights Commission, the Assam government has recently ordered probes regarding the death of two persons.

Additional district magistrate Manoj Kumar Sikaria will inquire regarding the death of Abdul Alim, Bipul Kumar Das, additional district magistrate Kamrup will inquire about the death of Dipanjal Das.

Both Alim and Dipanjal received bullet injuries during the incident of firing that took place on December 12 at two different locations in Guwahati.