Two main accused in the shocking Ranjit Bora murder case that rocked Guwahati, were on Tuesday sent to police custody.
Amir Ali and Chintu Medhi, who had been held in connection with the case, were produced before the Kamrup Judicial Magistrate's Court today, after which the court remanded them to five days of police custody.
The two were caught in relation to the murder of Ranjit Bora, manager at Purabi Dairy, who was shot at in broad daylight in Guwahati’s Panjabari locality.
While Amir Ali had been arrested from Morigaon, Chintu Medhi was caught in Guwahati, officials had informed.
Earlier in the day, Amir Ali was identified by the police as the prime accused in the infamous Ranjit Bora murder case.
Ali was arrested from his in-law’s house in Morigaon yesterday evening. During interrogation, he revealed that he was the mastermind of the attack that killed businessman Ranjit Bora in broad daylight in Guwahati.
It may be noted that Ali has many cases registered against him in Guwahati including robbery and battery. He was also an informer to the police at one point of time, sources said.
Amir also has a 10-15 member gang operating within the city, police said, adding that a manhunt has been launched to trace each and every one of them.
Further, the bike used for the murder was also recovered from the residence of Amir’s in-laws.
On November 21, Ranjit Bora, manager at popular milk brand Purabi Dairy, was shot dead in broad daylight in Panjabari locality in Guwahati. He later succumbed to bullet injuries at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). The incident took place while he went to bank to deposit money.