In a shocking incident, a child has been found to be burnt alive inside a hotel here in Darrang district. The incident happened at Office Bazar area under Daipam Police Outpost in Darrang district on Monday midnight.
The hotel owned by Jabbar Ali, situated in the local market area somehow caught fire and razed the Assam-type building into ashes before the locals and the fire fighters from Kharupetia could bring the flames under control
On Tuesday morning police recovered the body of a child which has been suspected to be burnt alive inside the hotel under lock and key.
Later the victim was identified as Akhtar Hussain a 12-year-old child of village Baruajhar, said the police. The child has allegedly been engaged as labour by the hotel owner. A case has been registered in this regard by the Daipam police outpost following necessary process for post mortem of the body, the source added.