Sensation prevailed at Gossaigaon area here after unidentified miscreants gunned down a 45-year-old man last night while he was sleeping at his home.
Police said the miscreants killed the man belonging to Adivasi community while he was sleeping at his home at Narayanguri of Gurufela area under Kachugaon police station in Gossaigaon subdivision.
The victim has been identified as Ghahay Murmu.
Police officials ruled out the involvement of militants group in the killing of Murmu, a farmer.
Preliminary investigations revealed there is no extremist angle in the case, a top police official told NE Now.
“During preliminary investigation it was found that there is no extremist hand in the case. The type of weapon used in the attack is not that of weapons normally used by NDFB (S),”said the police official.
A section of media reported that the case is a handiwork of the NDFB (S).