Hotelier shot dead in Nagaland

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 16:36

Kohima: A hotelier was shot dead by unidentified gunmen inside his hotel at Purana Bazaar area in Dimapur district of Nagaland, police said today.

Santosh Chettri, proprietor and manager of a hotel, was shot twice on the chest after one of the two gunmen who came in a car walked to the counter and fired at him with a .22 pistol yesterday, SP Dimapur, V Z Angami said.

The assailants managed to flee from the spot while two empty cartridges were recovered from the spot.
A case has been registered at the East Police Station in Dimapur and further investigation is in progress to track down the culprits, Angami said.

PTI

First Published: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 16:36
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