Doctor beaten to death by workers of Tea estate in Assam

Assam Scam

Assam, Sep 1: A doctor , who was mercilessly beaten by workers of the Teok Tea Estate in Assam’s Jorhat district on Saturday, died of injuries at a government hospital on Sunday.

“The garden doctor, 73-year-old Dr Deben Dutta was assaulted following the death of one Somra Majhi who was being treated at the estate’s hospital,” senior police officer Roshni Aparanji Korati said.

When Dr Deben Dutta arrived at about 3:30 pm, workers took him to a room and thrashed him for being absent from duty and blamed him for the death of a temporary worker . He was beaten up inside Jorhat Medical College and Hospital.

AFter his retirement,Dr Deven Dutta was serving on extension at the tea estate in Jorhat.

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