A worker of Hagrama Mohilary-led Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) was shot dead from point-blank range at No. 2 Nij Garuwajhar area under Paneri Police Station in Udalguri on Friday night.
The deceased has been identified as Khairul Haque. He has been running a tea stall in Bhutiachang area. He was on his way to Bhutiachang Chowk last evening when unidentified miscreants brutally killed him.
“We suspect that the victim succumbed due to bullet injury. We are currently investigating the matter,” said a police officer of Paneri PS.