Jamshedpur, June 29: In a broad daylight incident, a 22-year-old was shot dead by one under Ulidih police station area in Mango on Tuesday morning following an altercation between the victim and the convict. The incident took place at the turning of Road No 5 in Subhash Colony under Ulidih Police Station area at around 11.30 am.
The victim identified as Arpit Kashyap was talking to acquaintance David and following the dispute, the latter fished out a pistol from his waist and fired at the former. After shooting at Arpit, the assailant fled the spot on foot.
A friend of Arpit who was around the place picked him up and rushed to the MGM Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to the injuries within an hour.
Ulidih police station OC, Meghnath Mandal rushed to the spot and subsequently to the medical college hospital for probing the murder.
“A youth was shot at and fatally injured by one of his acquaintances in Subhash Colony on Tuesday morning. From the preliminary investigation, it has been found that the assailant is David, who is a resident of Road No 5 in Subhash Colony, ” said Mandal.
The Ulidih police station OC said they had raided the house of David, but he had absconded.
A resident of Kalika Nagar in Mango, Arpit used to work at an industrial unit in Dhanbad. But he was at home here after the lockdown was announced in April.
People are outraged over the murder. The reason for the murder could not be known till the time of writing this news. The police of Mango police station are looking for the reason. The relatives of the deceased are in weeping condition.
The elder brother of the deceased is in jail in some cases. Meanwhile, the police are treating the case as suspicious. The police did not even recover the shell from the spot. It is feared that the bullet was fired at the sight of the pistol or in snatching. The truth of the case will come out only after David’s arrest. There was an old feud going on between the deceased and David over some issue. It is about this that the talk of murder is also being talked about. Police is collecting information about the movement of the deceased youth.