On the auspicious occasion of Eid, roadside fruit-sellers in Guwahati’s Jalukbari had to come across an unfortunate incident.
Fire gutted small fruit shops situated on the roadside in the area.
The sellers have accused the police of arson. In the light of the incident, there has been an outrage among the sellers.
“The shops were burnt down overnight without issuing us a prior notice”, alleged the sellers.
The fruit-sellers have also condemned this incident, which the police had carried out on a day such as Eid. According to reports, fruits worth more than lakhs along with belongings of the shop were taken away.