Guwahati: A businessman was shot to death in the heart of city in Chatribari locality on Monday night.
Unidentified bike-borne assailants shot the deceased identified as Avdesh Yadav in the chest thrice at a point-blank range near his residence, police said.
The victim was rushed to a nearby Hospital but was pronounced dead. The assailants, however, managed to flee from the spot leaving behind the motorcycle.
However, people have claimed that he was killed by assailants sent from Bihar over some personal rivalry and enmity. Yadav is originally from Bihar, where his killers are believed to have come from.
The police said they suspect personal enmity as well as a business rivalry. A police official said that his elder brother was also shot dead in Bihar last year.