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Former Mizoram CM's son shoots friend

Written by: Staff

Aizawl, Apr 7 (UNI) Former Mizoram chief minister C h Chhunga's son Chalthanzuala shot and killed his friend Thanzuala at the latter's residence in Luangmual under Bawngkawn police here last night, police today said.

The incident occurred when Thanzuala was watching TV with his wife and children. He died on the spot after Chalthanzuala shot at him from a carbine.

Sources said Chalthanzuala had held his friend responsible for the separation with his wife in February this year.

Enraged by the killing, some youths gathered in front of the police station last night but were dispersed before they could do any harm.

Police was also deployed in front of Chalthanzuala's house.

A case was registered against the accused under 302 IPC R/W 27 Arms Act.

Chalthanzuala, son of the first chief minister of the state, was a self-styled army chief of the still born underground group ZILO, which was nipped in the bud by Mizoram police.


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