Businessman shot dead in Guwahati 

Four assailants on two motorcycles shot Hemant Chousaria from close range while he was returning home after closing his shop in Kailash Nagar.

Published: 22nd February 2018 01:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd February 2018 01:24 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

GUWAHATI: A businessman was shot dead by unidentified assailants here, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place at around 8.30 p.m., on Wednesday the four assailants on two motorcycles shot Hemant Chousaria from close range while he was returning home after closing his shop in Kailash Nagar, Hatigaon.

The victim was rushed to the Dispur Hospital but was pronounced dead.

"We have recovered empty cartridge of 9 mm pistol from the area. We have also recovered a bag from the place of occurrence with Rs 1 lakh cash," the police said.

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