Trader shot dead, protest in Araria
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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 15:21
  
Araria: Gunmen shot dead a shopkeeper, triggering protests by locals who enforced closure of shops and held demonstrations demanding immediate arrest of the culprits in this town of Bihar's Araria district on Wednesday.

Three gunmen fired at the businessman Sushil Bhushan, killing him on the spot last night, the police said.

As the news spread this morning, the locals assembled in the market, forced closure of shops and held demonstrations on the road and railway station here.

They were demanding immediate arrest of the culprits and adequate compensation to the victim's family.

Superintendent of Police Garima Mallick suspended the Station House Officer of the Araria police station on the charge of dereliction of duty, official sources said.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 15:21


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