BONGAIGAON, May 3 � The body of Gadapani Pathak (52), one of the abducted Agriculture department engineers, was recovered from Boitamari this morning.
Pathak, a senior engineer, was abducted by miscreants along with executive engineer Faizul Islam (46) at gun point, on Wednesday around 6.30 pm. Islam, however, is yet to be traced out.
The bullet-ridden body of the senior official was being brought to Guwahati till the time of filing this report. Pathak is a resident of Rupnagar area in the city. Pathak leaves behind his wife, a son and a daughter.
The engineers were intercepted by armed youths while they were on their way to Guwahati on a Bolero car bearing registration number ASOI AV 5566. The miscreants, according to police, took the vehicle after injuring the driver of the Bolero Car.