Police have arrested a local BJP leader who allegedly shot at a youth at Moranhat in upper Assam’s Charaideo district.

Local BJP leader Tinku Gogoi was arrested late on Friday night and seized a pistol with two magazine and 22 live bullets and four blank cartridges.

Gogoi had allegedly fired gunshots at a youth identified as Suman Karmakar during a party on Thursday night and injured him.

The accused reportedly threw a party on Thursday night on the occasion Viswakarma Puja at his residence at Thomson  Tiniali.

“We have arrested Tinku Gogoi from Dibrugarh and registered a case against him. Investigations are on,” a police official said.


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