Murder Accused Shot At While Trying To Flee Custody

In an another encounter, a murder accused was shot at while fleeing police custody at Margherita in Tinsukia district of Assam.

The accused Vikram Das was booked for the murder of his nephew Rahul Das over family land dispute.

Das who was shot on his left leg has been admitted to Margherita Civil Hospital. Further investigation into the matter is underway.

Since May, more than two dozen suspected militants and criminals were shot dead in police encounters in the state as they reportedly tried to snatch service weapons or attempted to escape from custody, while 38 accused were injured along with some policemen.

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