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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- 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.
- The accused has been arrested and the revolver, he used to gun down Kamsi, has also been seized, Riba added.
- The APCC has strongly condemned the incident and stated that Kajum was using his father's official vehicle and committing such heinous crimes.
- "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.
- Condoling Kamsi's death, the APCC also demanded exemplary punishment for the accused and resignation of the deputy speaker.