Political argument leads to woman's death in Tripura
A 45-year-old woman identified as Bishwa Lakshmi Debbarma was killed in Jarulbachai, Agartala, on Sunday evening.
According to locals, Sanjay Debbarma, a supporter of the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT), had gotten into an argument with the victim's husband, Kamal Debbarma, a supporter of TIPRA Motha.
The argument turned to blows, and the victim was killed in the struggle.
"The victim was killed by a 'dao' (sharp weapon) when she tried to stop the fight between her husband (Kamal Debbarma) and Sanjay Debbarma," Superintendent of Police, West District, Manik Das said.
Soon after the incident, a political clash emerged between TIPRA Motha and IPFT supporters.
An angry mob also set fire to four houses belonging to IPFT supporters following the incident.
(Edited by Ridhika Joshi)