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Four Detained on Suspicion for Guwahati’s Kumarpara Firing

Four Detained on Suspicion for Guwahati’s Kumarpara Firing

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Four Detained on Suspicion for Guwahati’s Kumarpara Firing Four Detained on Suspicion for Guwahati’s Kumarpara Firing

Guwahati, September 12, 2019:

The Guwahati Police has detained four individuals on Friday in suspicion of the Kumarpara murder case. Some unidentified miscreants shot a man from point-blank range in Kumarpara in Guwahati city on Thursday evening.

On Thursday evening, unidentified miscreants shot a cashier from a point-blank range. The deceased person was identified as Shyam Sundar Ratawa who is an employee at Jagdamba Iron and Steel Industry Pvt Ltd.

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Shyam was rushed to the Marwari Hospital in Athgaon in a critical condition and was referred to GNRC, Six Mile but reaching the hospital, he succumbed to his injuries.

Speaking to Inside Northeast, Commissioner of Police, Deepak Kumar confirming the development said, “The police have been investigating the matter and based on suspicion, the individuals have been picked up. Interrogation is going on and we have divided police personnel into teams to investigate the matter.”

It is to be mentioned that Shyam was shot as he was allegedly mistaken to be the owner of the shop, whose name is Shyam Sundar Sharma.

An employee said that the assailants confused the man, who was a cashier, with the owner of the business establishment, as they shared the same names.

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The miscreants were demanding money from him, asking for the whereabouts of Shyam Sundar Sharma.

This incident has thrown the security measures that are in place in Guwahati city in serious question. Incidents like these will only add to the concerns at a time when it has come to light that the local police is already heavily understaffed.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Sep 13, 2019