GUWAHATI, Dec 30 � Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that some �outside third force� may be involved in the brutal killing of a tea estate owner and his wife in Tinsukia district last week, amid apprehensions about Maoist involvement in the violence, reports PTI.
�I cannot say for sure but maybe some outside force is involved in the killing. I am not ruling that out. We have ordered an inquiry and that will bring out the truth,� Gogoi told reporters here on the sidelines of a Congress party event.
Asked if Maoists elements are involved in the incident, he said �I do not have definite information regarding involvement of Maoists. But it is a fact that Maoists have started large scale propaganda in some particular belts in the state.�
Mridul Kumar Bhattacharya, and his wife Rita were burnt alive when a group of disgruntled workers set afire their bungalow in Kunapathar TE on December 26.