Diphu, Nov 8: A 70-year-old person was shot dead by unidentified armed miscreants on Friday night at the fringe of Diphu town.
According to J Khubung, OC, Diphu police station, the police were informed regarding incident by Rajen Rongphang resident of No-2 Taralangso and son of the deceased person that his 70-year-old father Bura Rongphar was gunned down by some armed miscreants at around 9 pm on Friday night while he was sleeping at his hut situated at Disama Mon Terang village at the site of a jhum cultivation.
Soon after the report was received, a police team rushed to the spot yesterday, under the leadership of Albert L Ringchit SI in association with investigating officer, Samutjull Kakati and Battalion team.
Later, on the basis of an FIR lodged by the victim's family, a case No 325/2021 under section 302/38 and R/W has been registered. Investigation has been started to nab the culprit, police sources informed.