ADVERTISEMENT
Go back to
Home » My Kolkata » News » Kolkata witnesses 12 incidents involving guns in nine months

law and order

Kolkata witnesses 12 incidents involving guns in nine months

Outcome of spats across city points at an alarming trend — easy availability of firearms

Monalisa Chaudhuri | Published 20.04.22, 07:19 AM
(L-R) Biswanath Singh, who allegedly fired upon his childhood friend and business rival Malay Dutta in Bansdroni on Tuesday morning; Malay Dutta, who suffered a  bullet injury in his chest after allegedly being fired upon  by Biswanath Singh

(L-R) Biswanath Singh, who allegedly fired upon his childhood friend and business rival Malay Dutta in Bansdroni on Tuesday morning; Malay Dutta, who suffered a bullet injury in his chest after allegedly being fired upon by Biswanath Singh

File picture

Bansdroni, April 19, 2022: Realtor shot at in Bansdroni following a dispute over promoting a plot on southern fringes of Kolkata

Narkeldanga, April 18, 2022: Neighbour tries to shoot a man who complained about electricity theft in Narkeldanga. The gun is said to have malfunctioned

Behala, April 12, 2022: Residents allege firing during a clash between two groups at Charaktala over who will control the area. Police denied reports of firing

Tiljala, March 19, 2022: A taxi driver and his elderly father shot at by men involved in developing plots along Tiljala Road. The father and the son apparently lent money to the group and were asking for repayment

Regent Park, March 18, 2022: Man shot dead by his friend on Holi. The accused, a contractual labourer, shoots after the victim allegedly made objectionable remarks about his wife and tried to forcibly smear her with colours

KC Sen Street, February 23, 2022: Trader sitting in his office on Keshab Chandra Sen Street shot at. Bullet misses the target

Rajabazar, January 12, 2022: Trader shot at in his office in Rajabazar by a business associate who apparently lent him money

Ballygunge, January 8, 2022: Bullets fired in the air in the office of a coal merchant during an extortion attempt

Regent Park, December 10, 2021: Two persons shot at following rivalry over supply of construction materials on the city’s southern fringes. The shots are fired when members of a gang are unloading sand from a lorry

Bansdroni, September 9, 2021: An aide to a promoter shot at inside his home. Purported CCTV footage showed men thrusting their guns through a collapsible gate to shoot their target

AJC Bose Road (off Gorky Sadan), September 13, 2021: Businessman shot at following an altercation with a Ganesh puja immersion group

Elliot Road, August 17, 2021: A resident shot at after a football match. The accused was apparently part of the losing tea

Last updated on 20.04.22, 07:19 AM
Share:
ADVERTISEMENT

More from My Kolkata