A young man named Sanjay Paul alias Sayan Paul (28) died on the spot in a bike accident. Bike rider Hirak Paul was seriously injured. The incident took place near Bhubaneshwari Kalibari in Kabuganj at around 11 pm on Sunday.
According to the sources, at 10 pm on Sunday, Hirak Paul took Sayan Paul in the back seat of his bike and left Silchar for Dholai. At 11 pm, Hirak Paul lost control near Bhubaneshwari Kalibari . The bike collided with an iron pole on the side of the road and the bike twisted. Sayan Paul died on the spot. On the other hand, Hirak Paul was seriously injured.
Meanwhile, on seeing the incident, the people of the area rushed to the spot and rescued the seriously injured Hirak Paul and sent him to Silchar Medical College and Hospital. However, as his condition was critical, medical doctors advised him to be taken to Guwahati for better treatment.
On hearing the news, the police of Sonai Police Station recovered the body of Sayan Paul and sent it to the morgue of Silchar Medical College and Hospital for autopsy. Police handed over the body to the family after an autopsy on Monday. When Sayan’s body was brought to Dholai’s house at noon, a large crowd of mourners from different communities gathered. At 3 pm, more than 300 people marched with the body of Sayan Paul to Dholai Bazar crematorium to perform his last rites.