One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in an attack by a miscreant in the Piplacherra area under Damcherra police station of North Tripura district.

Sources said the villagers of the Piplacherra area under Damchara police station recovered a man’s body and 2 seriously injured persons on Sunday.

Sources said, “45-year-old Kritanjoy Reang, his 38-year-old wife Bhrungti Reang and their 17-year-old only daughter Laxmita Reang were brutally attacked by a miscreant in which Kritanjoy died on the spot.”

However, someone managed to contact the villagers and sought help.

Accordingly, the locals informed the Damcherra police station.

On being informed, a huge police team reached the spot and rescued Bhrungti Reang and her daughter and took them to Dharmanagar district hospital.

The body of Kritanjoy Reang was sent to Panisagar hospital for post-mortem.

During preliminary investigation, it is suspected that an elephant rider may be behind the attack.

Sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Abhijit Das also reached the spot.

The investigation is on, police said.

Panna Ghosh

Panna Ghosh is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dharmanagar in Tripura. He can be reached at: pannalivenews@gmail.com