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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

One shot dead

Silchar, Jan 6: Brawl over gambling between two colleagues led to the killing of one and landing the other in police lock-up. The sensational incident happened on Tuesday late night at Lochan Bairagi Road in the heart of the town. One Sushanta Nath shot dead his colleague Ishaq Uddin Laskar. Nath was the PSO and Laskar, the driver of Cachar DRDA Project Director Naresh Ghosh. Police sources said, both Nath and Laskar were regular visitors of a card-and-drink ‘adda’ at the backside of a shop owned by one Munna Kar. Nath in his statement said that Laskar tried to snatch his revolver and in the fisticuff he accidentally shot him down. Police had arrested Nath while  the body of Laskar was handed over to his family members after post-mortem. Police are  investigating whether it was a case of accident or pre-planned murder. THE SENTINEL

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