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Man shot dead near Bansdroni, wife alleges 'friend' involved in murder

Man shot dead near Bansdroni, wife alleges friend involved in murder

Kolkata: A youth was shot dead at Renia near Bansdroni under jurisdiction of Narendrapur police station on Thursday night.

According to sources, the deceased youth, identified as Biswajit Sardar alias Babusona (40), was a resident of Bansdroni area.

On Thursday night, he called up one of his friends, identified as Raja Das, using his wife's mobile phone. He told Das to come along with him to a mobile repairing shop as his mobile phone was not working.

Around 7:30 pm on Thursday, Biswajit went out of his house with Das. Around 11:30 pm, a person, identified as Bijay, informed Biswajit's wife Mukta that her husband has been shot.

However, he did not make it clear that where was Biswajit. After a few minutes, Mukta came to know from another person that Biswajit has been shot at Renia area adjacent to Bansdroni.

Immediately, she rushed to the spot and found Biswajit was lying on the ground. Mukta claimed that she had taken her husband to M R Bangur Hospital where doctor declared him brought dead.

Later, Narendrapur police station was informed about the incident.

Sources informed, Mukta alleged that Das had killed her husband.

However, the police are not clear about the motive of the crime and the shooter.

Das, a primary suspect in the case, has been detained and is being interrogated.

According to police sources, there are several cases pending against Biswajit.

He used to lead a group of youths, who are accused in several criminal cases.

The police also came to know that Biswajit's group had some rivalry with the group of Nanti, who is a notorious criminal in Bansdroni-Garia-Narendrapur area.

Nanti's name had cropped in a case of shootout at a bar in Haridevpur during 2015.

Another anti-social group and Nanti's group fired bullets at each of the group members over gang rivalry.

Recently, Nanti's brother's body was found floating in a pond.

It was suspected that Biswajit's group might have something to do with the death of Nanti's brother.

However, the police are trying to find out whether Nanti has any connection with Biswajit's murder.

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