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Rail contractor shot dead by colleagues in Lucknow, one held

Satish Tiwari alias Tanatan Tiwari was allegedly shot at the house of his friend Vikram Chauhan at LD Colony.

By: Express News Service | Lucknow |
May 24, 2016 4:49:12 am

A 45-YEAR-OLD railway contractor was shot dead at a railway colony house in Alambagh police station area late on Sunday night.

Satish Tiwari alias Tanatan Tiwari was allegedly shot at the house of his friend Vikram Chauhan at LD Colony. He had been called by Chauhan to settle finances of a contract, according to the FIR lodged by the wife of the deceased Archana.

She alleged that one Pramod Sharma and an unidentified person were also present in Chauhan’s house when the incident occured. The four had an argument related to money, following which Sharma asked Chauhan to shoot Tiwari, Archana claimed, adding that Chauhan then snatched Tiwari’s rifle and shot him.

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While the three accused escaped from the spot, Tiwari was rushed to the trauma centre where he was declared dead, police said.
On Monday, police arrested Sharma from near Charbagh railway station. They also claimed to have recovered the rifle with eight live cartridges and one used cartridge.

Alambagh SHO Parshuram Tripathi said the main accused Chauhan is the son of Sub-Inspector Suresh Pal Chauhan, who is currently posted in Rae Bareli district.

Tripathi said Tiwari and Chauhan had been working together as contractors for years. Sharma, a native of Pratapgarh district, resides in Para area of Lucknow while Chauhan is a resident of Shiv Bihar Colony.

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