Dhupguri, 03rd January: A young man, riding a motorcycle, collided with a pillar of an under-construction light post and died. The incident occurred, late Thursday night, at the Dhupguri-Nathua State Road. The deceased has been identified as Bicky Paul (22).
According to sources, Paul was unable to see the light post in the dark and rammed into it. He was rushed to the hospital soon after the incident, where the doctors declared him dead.
Protesting against the incident, the locals blocked the Dhupguri-Nathua State Road, this morning and staged a protest. The local people have alleged that the construction work of the road has been going on for the last 18 months, due to which, the people have to face a lot of difficulties while traveling from the area. Upon receiving the news of the roadblock, the Dhupguri Police reached the spot. The people, then, protested by gheraoing the Police.