JORABAT, Jan 12 - State Director General of Police Mukesh Sahay has assured of justice to the family of Vinod Phangso, officer-incharge of Barpathar Police Station, who was killed from bullet injury while chasing miscreants on Sunday night.
Addressing mediapersons during a tribute-paying ceremony in Phangso�s native village Chamatapathar near Sonapur on Monday, Sahay assured of a proper probe into the killing of the efficient police officer. He also admitted that the Assam Police had lost one of its bravest officers.
Meanwhile, BJP Member of Parliament Bijoya Chakrabarty has criticised the State government for its failure to give protection to such brave officers of the State. She also suspected the role of the police in the killing. She added that the Chief Minister did not pay heed to her advice to initiate measures to check illegal activities on the Assam-Nagaland border.
Those who visited the slain police officer�s home to pay homage and express condolence to the bereaved family, included top police officials, former minister and sitting MLA of 52 Dispur LAC Akon Bora, Bijoya Chakrabarty and leaders of various social, regional and tribal organisations of Dimoria region.