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Tea estate owner and his wife burnt alive in Assam.

AssamGuwahati: On Wednesday, the owner of a tea estate and his wife were burnt alive by a group of agitated labourers in Assam, police said.

The incident takes place in the evening at the MKB Tea Estate in Tinsukia district. The labourers, numbering over 1,000, marched up to the bungalow of the tea estate owner Mridul Bhattacharya.

Allegedly set it on fire in protest against the arrest of two employees by police and non-payment of salaries, police said.

The agitated employees also torched a couple of vehicles, the reports said.


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