"Tapan Debbarma, the bodyguard of the TSR's Second Battalion Commandant, opened fire killing Sudip Datta Bhowmik on the spot," a police officer said.
The body of Mr Bhowmik, a reporter of Syandan Patrika and local television channel Venguard, was brought to Gobinda Ballav Panth Medical College and Hospital for postmortem.
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