Assam: Trader shot dead in Guwahati

Assam: Trader shot dead in Guwahati

GUWAHATI, February 22, 2018: An identified miscreant shot at a businessman at Hatigaon area here around 8.30pm, who succumbed to his injury in a hospital.

The victim, identified as Hemant Charcharia was returning from his grocery shop at Kailash Nagar area under Hatigaon police station.

Eye witnesses heard sound of a bullet fired by a youth who sped away in a motorcycle. Police found cartridge of a 9mm pistol in the spot. Guwahati police commissioner, Hiren Chandra Nath who reached the spot said they were examining the crime spot to identify the miscreant.

"We are trying to speak to the family if they had any demand for ransom from anyone. At the same time our personnel has already launched a hunt to trace those responsible in the crime," he said.

Charcharia, 38 received a bullet on his head and was rushed to hospital, where he succumbed to his injury.

Killing of a trader in the middle of the city has left many shocked and raise question about security arrangement in the city.

(TNT-The Northeast Today news)

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