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Assam cops,CID question engineer over colleague’s murder

The police picked up Islam on Sunday night after his release

The Assam Police and state CID have started questioning Faizul Islam — an assistant executive engineer in the state agriculture department in connection with the abduction and murder of colleague — after he was released late on Sunday night by unidentified abductors.

While Faizul Islam and Gadapani Pathak — a superintending engineer — were reportedly kidnapped in Bongaigaon district’s Khagarpur village on May 2,Pathak’s bullet-ridden body was found the next morning.

The police picked up Islam on Sunday night after his release. “Islam called up the police from a petrol pump in Dhubri district. After Dhubri police picked him up,he was admitted to a Bongaigaon hospital due to poor health. We have done some preliminary interrogations,but will go for further grilling after his health improves,” Nitul Gogoi,SP Bongaigaon said.