Ranchi (By our correspondent): A youth was shot dead by unidentified gunmen under Daily Market Police Station area of the state capital. The youth who had sustained serious bullet injuries was later rushed to RIMS where he succumbed to his injuries. The deceased was later identified as notorious criminal Sonu Imroz who was wanted in different cases of murder, loot and other crimes.
Police said that the incident took place in the parking which is located next to the temple near the Daily Market. The criminals pumped five bullets into Sonu and fled from the spot leaving their pistol behind. On October 30 the deceased had demanded extortion from a hotel owner. The man was wanted in several crimes by Kotwali, Lower Bazar and Hindpiri Police Station area. A case related to extortion and arms act is also registered against him at Lower Bazar Police Station.
He was also accused of demanding extortion from the bus agents. Imroz shot to prominence after he killed the contractor of Birsa Munda Bus stand Md Nezar. On October 26 his nephew Tuafiq was also stabbed to death in Lalpur area.