Panic gripped the Assam Secretariat, also known as Janata Bhawan in Dispur, Guwahati, on December 20th, 2019 following the sound of a gunshot.
As per information available, the incident took place when the service rifle of a PSO went off accidentally. The accident occurred near the main entrance gate of the Secretariat.
The PSO is attached with former minister and Congress MLA Ajanta Neog. The bullet hit the tiles on the ramp and the PSO escaped death by a whisker.
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