Guijan block Yuva Congress general secretary Kartick Das had gone with three persons to file an FIR at the police outpost on Tuesday night, about 7km from Tinsukia town police station, they said.
Following an argument between OP in-charge Madan Shyam Sinha and Das, constable Thaneswar Phukan, who was present there, allegedly in an inebriated condition picked up his rifle and fired upon the Congress leader from a close range killing him on the spot, sources said.
Angered by the killing, people on Wednesday gheraoed the outpost demanding action against the culprits, they said, adding that both the constable and OP in-charge were arrested, they said and investigations are on.


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