Married man shoots at girl friend and himself

Tinsukia (Assam), Apr 29 (PTI) A newly married man allegedly tried to kill his girl friend before shooting at himself at Makum in Tinsukia district today, police said.

Sanjeev Chakraborty, who got married a few months ago, had a heated exchange with his friend Mrigaya Dey in Makum college premises before he fired at her.

Dey had gone to the college to appear for her first year degree examination, police said. As injured Dey fell on the ground, Chakraborty shot at himself from his unlicensed 7.65 US made pistol.

The relation between Chakraborty, a businessman, and the girl had of late been soured, police said after preliminary investigation.

Both were admitted to Assam Medical College Hospital in Dibrugarh in a critical condition.