An unidentified gang gunned down a brick kiln supervisor in Duhabi Municipality-9 of Sunsari while he was out on regular morning walk. The incident happened at around 6:30 am on Wednesday morning.
Mohammad Fida Husain, 55, took two bullets on his chest and died while being rushed to Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital. After the doctors declared him dead, his family members refused to conduct post-mortem at the hospital and took home the dead body.
Seven suspects have been arrested, police informed. They have been identified as the factory’s driver Santa Bahadur Sarda, another worker at the factory Aash Narayan Chaudhary and security guard Jangu Rishidev, all from of Dubahi-9.
Likewise, police also arrested the factory’s security guard Shree Prasad Shiwakoti, Nirajan Sardar of Itahari-13, Jalaundin Miya of Gadhi-1, and Misful Miya.
A 15-year-old teenager Mohammad Muwar of Duhabi-9 reportedly overhead Aash Narayan speaking over the phone saying, “The work has been done. I need Rs 3 million.”
Based on the report, Aash Narayan is considered as the prime suspect, informed Duhabi’s police inspector Ram Narayan Majhi.
As per the preliminary investigation, police have concluded that the murder was carried out by paid assassins.