Court Sentences Death Penalty for Deben Dutta’s Lynching Case | Assam News

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Court Sentences Death Penalty for Assam Doctor’s Lynching Case

G Plus News | October 21, 2020 13:11 hrs

GUWAHATI: One person was sentenced to death and 24 others given life imprisonment on Tuesday by a court in Assam’s Jorhat in connection with the lynching of a 73-year-old doctor.

A mob consisting of tea garden workers had assaulted Dr Deben Dutta on August 31, 2019, holding him responsible for the death of a patient in Teok Tea Estate.

District and session judge Robin Phukan sentenced accused Sanjay Rajwar to death for murdering Dr. Deben Dutta, a res
ident doctor of Teok Tea Estate hospital in Jorhat district in August.

He was rushed to the Jorhat Medical College, where he was declared brought dead.


Dr Deben Dutta's family members at Jorhat Court

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