Guwahati: In a shocking incident, a businessman was shot dead in broad daylight and Rs 2.5 lakh reportedly looted from his possession in the Panjabari area of Guwahati on Monday, official sources said.
Ranjit Bora, a distributor for the ‘Purabi Dairy’ located in the same area, was shot point blank in the head by an unidentified assailant around 11 am.
The murderer, along with an accomplice, sped away on a Hero Honda Glamour two-wheeler, eyewitnesses said.
Bora was subsequently rushed to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati’s Bhangagarh area, where he was pronounced dead by doctors.
Police personnel reached the crime scene and questioned the eyewitnesses.
Police are investigating CCTV camera footage for identifying the suspects.