Siliguri: Murder perpetrated in broad daylight

Accused arrested after confession
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31 Aug 2017

A man was murdered in the daylight in Saheed Colony of ward number 35 of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Thursday.
Twenty-seven years old Pintu Shill of the same ward was attacked with bladed weapon and slashed his throat. The accused named Manojeet Das was arrested for allegedly killing Shill.
According to the local people Shill had left for work from his residence when his neighbor Das suddenly attacked and slashed his throat.
Shill after being attacked fell down on the ground and died on the spot. After the attack Das tried to flee but New Jalpaiguri police finally managed to nab him near Netaji More along with the weapon which he used to attack Shill.
Police said that Das confessed of murdering Shill. Preliminary investigations revealed that Shill was killed due to family dispute. The dead body has been sent for postmortem at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital.