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Two arrested in connection with Airport Road shooting


By TC News Desk

Agartala Oct 26: Police arrested two accused involved with the deadly open firing incident on Tuesday night in front of Sonar Bangla Dhaba near Natun nagar Bazar on Airport Road in the outskirts of city on Tuesday night.

Locals said the miscreants fired around 3 rounds from an automatic pistol. The injured persons who sustained bullet injuries in leg and waist, identified as Sanjay Das and Haripada Das were taken to hospital for treatment immediately.

The incident happened around 8 pm last night. OC of Airport and Paschim police station went to the spot along with SDPO Sadar Ajay Das. Police recovered multiple shell casings from the spot of incident. SDPO Sadar Ajay Das said last night immediate after the incident that they got a clue. He told the media representatives present that the real incident will come out soon.

SDPO Sadar Ajay Das said, “In connection with shoot out in front of Sonargaon Dhaba located at Airport road, Natun Nagar,  West Agartala PS registered a case vide. West Agartala PS case No. 2022WAG169, dated. 26/10/2022, U/S- 326/307/34 IPC & 27(2) of Arms Act”.

We have also detained following accused persons and also both the offending vehicles:

1. Prabhakar Ghosh (40) @Poppy S/O-Lt. Mantalal Ghosh of Usha bazar, behind Punjab National Bank, PS-Airport ( Secretary – Bharat Ratna Club)

2. Santosh Das (35) S/O- Sri Pulin Das of Usha Bazar, Baisyapara, PS-Airport.

Local sources said the incident is a result of negotiation business and Contractor broker business. Moreover, the detained youths are said to have direct close connections to local MLA Dr Dilip Das.

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