Guwahati, 28 Jan, 20014, Nilim Dutta: Gulzar Hussain, Additional SP (Security), Sonitpur, Assam was killed in an ambush by suspected Bodo NDFB (S) militants at about 7 am this morning in an area under the Dhekiajuli PS while returning from an overnight counterinsurgency operation. It is said that he was one of the honest and strict police officer in Assam Police. So he has to sacrifice his life on duty.
A civilian, Anluck Basumatary, who had accompanied the police team too have died in the ambush. Five police personnel were critically injured and three of them have been rushed to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital.
Officer Hussain hailed from Bihpuria in North Lakhimpur district and rose from a humble background through meritorious performance. He leaves behind a young widow and two children, a three year old daughter and an infant son only 15 days old. Local people of his birth village refused to take dead body of Hussain as long as culprits and not taken under bar.