Guwahati: A member of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRBN) was shot and killed by his colleague after a heated altercation at the Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) in the Doimukh district of Arunachal Pradesh.
The victim has been identified as Constable Chingri Momai.
According to officials, his coworker shot and killed him on Friday night at around 10:00 p.m.
Doimukh police station in-charge Inya Ete said that the accused, Diyum Wangru Taidong, who is a head constable in the 2nd IRBN Battalion, fired two rounds with his service rifle (AK 47) at the victim after an argument.
Ete said, “Mamoi was rushed to Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Science (TRIHMS), Naharlagun where doctors declared him bought dead.”
A case was filed against the suspect after the incident, and the deceased’s body was delivered to RKM hospital in Itanagar for the inquest and periodic medical examination (PME).
On the other hand, the weapon of offence along with two empty cases and 28 live rounds has been seized.
A thorough investigation is underway.