- The deceased has been identified as Minu Devi
- Fast moving convoys of VIPs have always created problems like traffic jams and accidents
Guwahati: In yet another tragic accident one woman died on the spot after the escort car of Minister Keshab Mahanta’s convoy hit her on Tuesday. The accident took place at Horagaon in Raha, Nagaon. Fast moving convoys of VIPs have always created problems like traffic jams and accidents, alleged the locals.
According to reports, the deceased has been identified as Minu Devi, she was crossing the road when the escort car of the Minister hit the woman. Of late, Raha area has become a hotspot of accidents.
According to IC Raha PS, at least three security personnel got injured in the accident apart from a convoy car getting completely damaged.
The first escort car hit the woman following which the next car carrying security personnel hit the brakes resulting it in getting skidded and overturned. Three security personnel including the driver of the car have suffered injuries, said the IC.
The security personnel have been referred to GMCH. The dead body has been sent for postmortem.
Keshab Mahanta (6 July 1959) is an Indian politician. He was elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India from the Kaliabor Constituency of Assam in 1996 as a member of the Asom Gana Parishad.He was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Kalibor in 2006. Currently, he is the Cabinet Minister for Science and Technology; Water Resources in the Government of Assam.