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Man allegedly shot dead in Chitpore over ‘family dispute’

Neighbours managed to catch two of the men and handed them over to the police

Our Special Correspondent Chitpore Published 23.01.21, 01:59 AM
Neighbours managed to catch two of the men and handed them over to the police.

Neighbours managed to catch two of the men and handed them over to the police. Shutterstock

A man was allegedly shot dead in Chitpore on Friday evening apparently because of a family dispute, police said.

Officers of Chitpore police station said a woman’s parental family and in-laws had got involved in a dispute over taking her back to her parental home. The dispute led to the shooting around 6pm, the officers said.

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The incident took place in front of 22 Lockgate Road. Hossain Din, who is brother-in-law of the woman, was shot by a few men.

Neighbours managed to catch two of the men and handed them over to the police.

The cops came to know that they were friends of the woman’s brother. They were allegedly acting on his behest.

An improvised gun and two fired cartridges were found at the spot, police said.

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