Karabi Dubori Murder Case : Gauhati HC Rejects CBI Appeal Against Bhagya Kalita

 

  • NET Web Desk

On Wednesday, September 15, the Gauhati High Court (HC) has dismissed a case, filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against a Gauhati based contractor Bhagya Kalita on the Karabi Dubori murder case, associated with killings of a woman and her minor daughter.

A bench comprising of Justice Suman Shyam, and Justice Parthivjyoti Saikia dismissed the criminal appeal filed by CBI against acquittal of Bhagya Kalita and his driver with murder charges under section 302 of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

According to official reports, senior counsels A.K. Bhattacharya and D.K. Mishra appeared for the accused in the said appeal.

However, a lower court acquitted contractor Bhagya Kalita and his driver Fatikur Ali, 22 years after the murder of Karabi and her daughter.

It is pertinent to mention here that Karabi Das, wife of Ujjal Kr Das and their minor daughter Dubori were murdered in the year 1995 at their residence in Ambari, Guwahati.