Assam: BJP leader receives lifetime imprisonment

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GUWAHATI: Simmering tension has engulfed the state BJP of Assam, after a BJP leader who was convicted of a murder case in 2007 was awarded lifetime imprisonment.

Subhash Debnath, the present Vice President of BJP in Nagaon District has been convicted of the murder case of one Sujit Debnath on August 9, 2007.

The Nagaon Additional Justice Court has sentenced the BJP Leader with lifetime imprisonment along with a fine of Rs.5000.

Subhash Debnath was also holding the post of President of Bengali Mahasabha in the state. A close ally of BJP MP Rajen Gohain, the politicians was earlier in the Congress party. He joined BJP few years back.

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