In a shocking attack, unidentified miscreants on Friday night hurled petrol bombs at the house of an Assam Gana Parishad (AGP) leader and educationist at Pathsala in lower Assam’s Bajali district.

The miscreants threw it into the house of AGP leader Ranjit Deka. The incident happened on Friday at around 9 PM last night. While Deka was away, his family members were present when the incident took place.

Deka, who unsuccessfully contested the last Assam Assembly elections on AGP ticket from Bhabanipur constituency, runs Anandaram Baruah Academy, a reputed private educational institute based in Pathsala.

Soon after police was informed, SP Dhramendra Das reached the spot to conduct an inquiry into the matter.

As per reports, some unknown person made a phone call to Deka’s wife around 9.30 pm and asked to fulfill their demand, otherwise they will do more harm.

Speaking exclusively to Times of Northeast Nandita Barman wife of Ranjit Deka Said,
“Around half an hour after the incident, a Hindi-speaking person had called me from an unknown number and asked me to fulfill their demands. When I asked him what their demands were, the caller replied that he would call me back and ended the call,”

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