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Hunt on for Hatigaon miscreants

GUWAHATI: Security forces are fanning in the nook and corner of Guwahati a day after miscreants shot dead a trader in the city. The Hatigaon police, probing the case, is believed to have been seeking one Lucky in this connection. Sources told Assam Times  that business interest might be the reason behind the shoot out where Hemant Cahurasia, who dealt in pulse died in the evening. 

The incident took place at 9 in the evening at Kailashnagar in Hatigaon a Hemant was on his way back to home. Two motorcycle born miscreants halted him and pump several rounds of bullets with a 9mm pistol. Then they vanished amid deepening darkness.

Hemant died minutes after the attack forcing police to fan in and around the area in search of the miscreants'.

City traders have condemned the incident and alleged utter failure of security forces to ensure safety and security.  Guwahati police commissioner, Hiren Nath who reached the spot told reporters that operation is on to nab the miscreants and that the miscreants took the advantage of the darkness on the street.

 

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