One killed by brother over land dispute in Assam

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 12:42

Guwahati: In an incident of fratricide, a person was shot dead allegedly by his younger brother here on Sunday over dispute over a piece of land.

Accused Sahil Ali attacked his elder brother Siraj Ali in front of his shop and gunned him down around 8.20 am at Adabari area, police said.

Siraj was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, the police said adding Sahil was apprehended.

According to family sources Sahil had earlier too allegedly attacked his sibling with a sharp weapon inflicting wounds on his neck.

The sources said that the two and another brother were involved in a feud over a piece of land in their mother`s name since her death some time ago.


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First Published: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 12:42

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