Barasat: A van rickshaw driver was shot down in broad day light at Salbagan area under Barasat on Saturday. As per the reports, deceased Pintu Roy was shot down by unknown assailants while driving through Salbagan area. He died instantly after taking a direct hit at the chest.
Police rushed to the spot after the incident. The body has been sent for postmortem. Although police launched an investigation in the incident the reason for the shootout is still not clear.