A businessman was shot lifeless at his lodge in Asansol.
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Arvind Bhagat (56), a distinguished hotelier in Asansol, was seen having a dialog with one other individual whereas two males got here and shot him in shut quarters. The duo, armed with pistols, fired a number of pictures at Arvind Bhagat even after he collapsed from the sofa, the CCTV footage confirmed. Whereas one in all them donned a helmet, the opposite used a headwear that regarded just like a monkey cap.
Bhagat was hit 5 instances by the assailants — two every on the chest and abdomen, and one on the top, the Anandabazar mentioned in a report.
This horrific crime was reported at Bhagat’s institution located near the native police station, The West Bengal Police CID division
took over the investigation, and a major probe reportedly confirmed the involvement of contract killers. They’d tailed Bhagat to study his routines and had rehearsed the crime to keep away from any slips, the reviews added.
Nevertheless, the investigation workforce is but to substantiate who ordered successful on Arvind Bhagat, native media reviews mentioned.
The sufferer was an lively actual property supplier in Asansol and was very influential on his dwelling turf, the reviews added. He had reportedly locked horns with different businessmen over land offers. The police, nevertheless, are but to substantiate a previous feud leading to his demise on Friday. Arvind Bhagat is survived by his spouse, two sons and two daughters.