Jorhat, Feb 12 (PTI) A 75-year old freedom fighter wasslaughtered, allegedly by his cousin, in upper Assam''s Jorhatdistrict today, police sources said.
Dino Dutta was mutilated with a sharp weapon by hiscousin identified as Ananta Dutta (38) when he was reading anewspaper at his residence at Teok Dakhin Duliagoan, underTeok police station area, the sources said.
The victim was alone and the motive behind the killingwas not yet clear.
Ananta later surrendered at Teok police station.
Jorhat district Superintendent of Police SunjuktaParasor rushed to the spot and investigation was on.