In the midst of the Bihu season, armed miscreants shot dead a village headman at Diphu Tamulbari in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district.

The victim has been identified as one Dhunon Naiding. The incident happened last night when a group of armed miscreants entered the house of Naiding and shot him dead.

Police are looking into the matter but it is yet to be ascertained as to what was the motive behind the murder.