Court Sentences Death Penalty for Assam Doctor’s Lynching Case
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.
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Dr Deben Dutta's family members at Jorhat Court