Two die after drunken brawl

first_imgKolkata: Two youth were killed following a drunken brawl that took place in Chinsurah, Hooghly on Saturday night. The incident triggered tension among the locals.The victims have been identified as Pradip Dostidar and Md Najiruddin.According to the police, both the victims were consuming alcohol at a club situated at Pranati Nagar on Saturday night along with six others.”The duo had an argument as Dostidar didn’t like the way the other spoke to him. Dostidar asked him to talk with respect as the latter is younger,” said a senior police officer. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedThe argument turned into a brawl when Najiruddin took out a gun and shot at him from a close quarter. The victim fell on the floor with a bullet injury. He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead due to a fatal gunshot injury.The other youth beat up the accused. He also died after he was taken to the hospital. after being informed, police reached the spot.Some fled the spot. Police are conducting raids to nab the culprits.According to locals, consuming alcohol in the area was nothing new. The youth used to booze in the area on a regular basis. Saturday’s incident was no exception. Also Read – Naihati: 10 councillors return to TMC from BJPLocals heard the sound of gun shots and rushed to the spot only to find both the victims were lying on the floor. Dostidar was declared brought dead after being taken to Chinsurah Imambara hospital by the locals. The other youth who were present there attacked Najiruddin with a bamboo stick. Najiruddin succumbed to his injuries in a hospital.The incident triggered tension in the locality. According to the police, both the deceased had several cases pending at different police stations. Police said Najiruddin was a murder accused and was free on bail.last_img

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