Arunachal Pradesh: Congress leader Kenjum Kamsi shot dead; deputy speaker's son held

The accused Kajum Bagra has been arrested and the revolver, he used to gun down Kamsi, has also been seized.

An Arunachal Pradesh Congress leader Kenjum Kamsi was been shot dead by the son of the State Assembly's deputy speaker Tumke Bagra at Aalo in west Siang district.

"Kamsi, a secretary-rank leader of Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC), was shot dead by Kajum Bagra in front of a hotel at Aalo around 10 pm on Monday," Mari Riba, west Siang superintendent of police, said.

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  1. The incident was reportedly a fallout of a scuffle between Congress leader Kamsi and deputy speaker's son Kajum Bagra, said Mari Riba, west Siang superintendent of police.
  2. The accused has been arrested and the revolver, he used to gun down Kamsi, has also been seized, Riba added.
  3. The APCC has strongly condemned the incident and stated that Kajum was using his father's official vehicle and committing such heinous crimes.
  4. "The tragic incident also reflects the true colour of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to which the deputy speaker belongs. It raises a serious question on people's safety," APCC said.
  5. Condoling Kamsi's death, the APCC also demanded exemplary punishment for the accused and resignation of the deputy speaker.

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