In a sensational incident, a senior citizen has been brutally thrashed by the driver and handyman of a passenger vehicle in Nowboicha area under Lakhimpur district on Thursday.
According to reports, a heated argument broke out between the manager of the Traveller vehicle and the senior passenger over the fare. Following the argument, the handyman and the driver threw the senior citizen out of the Traveller vehicle and assaulted him. The handyman even attacked him with an iron rod over the National Highway.
Later, the locals recovered the man and rushed him to a nearby hospital. The locals also caught the handyman and handed him to the Nowboicha police. He has been identified as Papumoni.