Tezu (Arunachal Pradesh) : Fresh violence erupted in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tezu aftera college student’s death due to an accident created massive following tension between two communities in the region.
The college student identified as Prem Tawsik (23 year old) met with a head-on-collision with a bike. Rituraj Neog, a youth from Assam’s Tinsukia district was riding the bike.
Fresh violence ensues in Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh following a college student’s accident
Tawsik’s bike crashed into Neog’s bike at 34 Mile, around 10 kms from Tezu police station in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawsik died on the spot.
Violence erupts in Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh
After the incident, relatives and friends of Tawsik rushed to the spot and Neog’s friends – 40 of them in bikes – arrived at the spot which results in a clash which was later brought under control by the police.
During the clash, Rituraj and few of his friends sustained injuries. Rituraj, who was arrested, has been referred to Dibrugarh for treatment.
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The angry mob also doused three bikes belonging to the friends of Neog in fire. 12 boys have been detained by the police at Tezu police station. They are likely to be released by the police on July 2nd, 2019 at Dirak Gate.