DIBRUGARH, Jan 9 � A fight between two families resulted in the death of a couple and an old woman in Juntuli housing line of Ethelwood Tea Estate, near the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH). The couple were killed last night, while the old woman was killed early this morning.
According to the police, the conflict between the two families turned violent after one Lakhsmi Munda, used offensive language against the son of one Sanjib Bhakta and Dipika Bhakta, her neighbour. Unable to bear the insult, the Bhakta couple rushed to Lakhsmi Munda�s house to confront her. During the heated argument Ajay Munda, son of Lakhsmi Munda turned brutal and hit the Bhakta couple with a dao. Dipika died on the spot, while Sanjib succumbed at the AMCH.
On hearing about the killings, the relatives and friends of the Bhakta family gathered to hunt down Ajay Munda. On not finding Ajay Munda, the mob attacked his mother Lakhsmi Munda, leaving her injured. She succumbed at the AMCH.