Political argument leads to woman's death in Tripura

 According to locals, a supporter of the IPFT, had gotten into an argument with the victim's husband.

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. 

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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)