Guwahati : An Assam police constable was died while gun fight with a gambling party in Assam’s Nagaon district on Saturday evening.
The incident took place at Dumdumia area in the Central Assam district.
According to the reports, based on intelligence input an anti-gambling team of Nagaon district police had launched an operation at Dumdumia area.
When the police team reached at the area, the gambling party had started firing and police team also retaliated.
A police constable was seriously injured and he was rushed to Nagaon civil hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
The deceased police constable was identified as Anil Das.
Meanwhile, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Nagaon district police Ripul Das said that, the police team had launched the operation against gambling on the basis of intelligence input.
“When the police team reached at the area, a constable had received bullet injuries and he was immediately admitted at hospital, where he succumbed his injuries,” the police officer said.
The Assam cop further said that, police had arrested a person in connection with it and investigation is going on.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)