SILAPATHAR, Dec 31 � An assistant professor of Sissiborgaon College, Numal Chutia (28), was gunned down last night by an Army jawan, Suresh Kumar Bhuyan (29), at Satulachuk village under Sissiborgaon police outpost in Dhemaji district. Bhuyan, an inhibitant of the same village, was arrested at Dambuk this evening while he was on the way to Dibrugarh.
According to sources, the Army jawan barged into the house of Kesha Ram Chutia, a teacher, and shot at Numal Chutia, his younger son with a 9mm pistol. Numal Chutia, who received serious bullet injuries on his head, died on the way to the hospital.
The Sissiborgaon Anchalik Students� Union, Sissiborgaon College Students� Union, Chutia Jati Students� Union, AJYCP and other bodies condoled the death of the college teacher and demanded stringent punishment to the guilty.