A businessman died after being shot by three men in the Dawaguri area of Coochbehar today at 11 o’ clock in the morning. The deceased has been identified to be Gautam Sarkar, who was also a TMC worker.
The incident took place when Sarkar was roaming in a market place. Three men arrived on a bike and shot him with bullets, leading him to die instantly. After the incident, the Kotwali Police reached the site with a large police force.
TMC’s Block Executive Head of Cooch Behar-1, Azizul Haq said, “Murdering a TMC member of the zone will not be accepted or tolerated in any way.”
The market has been closed ever since the incident. An investigation has been initiated in the case.