Guwahati: The prime accused in the broad daylight murder of dairy distributor Ranjit Bora at Guwahati, Shah Alam Talukdar, who ran away from the police lock-up was allegedly killed in the police firing on Friday.
Talukdar earlier escaped from Satgaon Police custody on Thursday night.
Police have not disclosed much about the incident but sources have confirmed that the accused was killed on Friday night.
His body has been kept at the morgue in Guwahati Medical College Hospital.
He received two bullet injuries in the chest as per some reports.
Talukdar, the prime accused in murder of Ranjit Bora of Purabi Dairy distributor, escaped from the police while he was being taken to the Botahghuli area in Guwahati by the Satgaon Police for conducting a search operation.
According to police, he was in handcuffs when he escaped from custody.
Shah Alam was among six accused in the case. Out of the six, five have already been arrested.
The distributor of Purabi Dairy, Ranjit Bora, was shot dead inside his car while he was traveling to a bank in Guwahati to deposit money.
The incident took place near the Silpagram at Panjabari road in Guwahati, Assam.