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Awaiting Justice for son’s Custodial Death; Mother of Jayanta Bora dies in Hospital

custodial death of Jayanta Bora

The mother of Jayant Bora, Leela Bora died early this morning without receiving justice for her son’s death. Jayanta Bora was an innocent youth from Barhola who died in army-police custody a year ago.

Mourning the murder of her son, Leela Bora’s health deteriorated suddenly. According to sources, she was admitted to Golaghat Nursing Home, where she passed away on Wednesday morning.

A year earlier, Jayanta died under unknown circumstances while he was in security forces’ custody.
It has been reported that on Tuesday, marking the one year anniversary of Jayanta’s death, several organizations arranged tributes and protest meeting. Locals and various committees demanded justice for Jayanta Bora.
After paying homage to her son, Leela Bora’s health rapidly deteriorated in the evening.
Soon, she was admitted to the Golaghat Nursing Home.

It needs to be mentioned that, Jayanta Bora died in police custody on June 15, 2020 after a team of Army and Assam Police detained him from his home.
The team was lead by Army, Titabor SDPO Amit Hojai, Barhola Police Station OC Mintu Handique and Bokajan Police Station IC Gopal Doley.

Mother of Jayanta even filed a police complaint against both the police and army. A case was also registered under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections 302, 120 B (Criminal Conspiracy) and 34 (acts done by several people with common interest). However, all these were to no avail.

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