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Teen ‘shot dead’ by lover’s father

A teenager was shot allegedly dead by his lover’s father in south Soharai village in Raigunj police station area on Friday.

A teenager was shot allegedly dead by his lover’s father in south Soharai village in Raigunj police station area on Friday.

Buddhadeb Mohanta,17,was reportedly in love with Deepsikha,a Class X student and the daughter of Shyamal Deb,Buddhadeb’s employer. His mother had objected to the relationship,and the family had also reportedly received threats.

On Friday,Shyamal and Kamal Deb — businessmen brothers at whose ratio shop Buddhadeb worked — along with several others came on 4-5 motorcycles to Buddhadeb’s house and dragged him out. His mother Anima tried to shield him from the blows. Shyamal took out a 9 mm pistol and fired multiple shots.

One hit Buddhadeb in the arm and another brushed Anima’s left wrist and hit him on the head. He was taken to Raigunj District Hospital,where he succumbed to his injuries,police said.

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“We are investigating the matter. The accused are absconding,” said Subir Kr Pal,IC,Raigunj police station.

Bithi Deb,Deepsikha’s mother,admitted the two knew each other.

“How can I approve of my employee having a relationship with my daughter? The boy was the one who disturbed Deepsikha,” she said,said she did not know anything about the incident that left Buddhadeb dead.

Asked where her husband was,she said,“He is not well and has been taken out of town for treatment.” She was unable to give details about the ailment or the place of treatment.