A one-month-old infant died in Tripura after reportedly suffering injuries sustained during a scuffle at a local ‘shalishi sabha’ (arbitration meeting). The meeting was convened after the child’s father, Najrul Islam, was accused of stealing a book on occult practices. During the meeting, some people suddenly started to assault Islam and his wife, Rina Akhter. During the assault, their infant fell down from Akhter’s lap. The couple and their baby were taken to the hospital, where the baby died from its injuries. The police have registered a case and are investigating.
According to reports, the ‘shalishi sabha’ was convened to resolve a dispute between Islam and his neighbor, Abdul Majid. Majid had accused Islam of stealing a book on occult practices from his house. During the meeting, Majid and his associates allegedly assaulted Islam and his wife, Rina Akhter. During the assault, Akhter’s one-month-old infant fell down from her lap and sustained serious injuries. The couple and their baby were rushed to the hospital, where the infant was pronounced dead.
The police have registered a case of murder and are investigating the incident. They have arrested Majid and three others in connection with the case. The police are also probing the motive behind the assault. It is unclear whether the assault was pre-planned or if it was a result of a sudden provocation.
Reaction from Locals
The incident has shocked the local community. Many people have expressed their anger and frustration over the incident. They have called for strict action against the perpetrators of the crime.
This is a tragic incident that highlights the need for better law and order in the region. It is also a reminder of the dangers of mob violence.
The police must conduct a thorough investigation into the incident and ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice.
The government must also take steps to improve law and order in the region and to prevent such incidents from happening in the future.
In addition, there is a need for greater awareness about child safety. People must be educated about the dangers of child abuse and neglect.
We must all work together to create a safer environment for our children.