A group of men
entered a house at a village in Nadia district of West Bengal around 7 in the morning and shot dead a man who was sleeping, police said.
The deceased, identified as 35-year-old Sadikul Sheikh, was staying in his in-laws' place at Charmahatpur under the jurisdiction of Dhubulia police station since his marriage two years ago.
"Land dispute in the family may have resulted in the killing," a police officer said.
Sheikh, who was engaged in farming in the village, died on the spot.
The accused, sons of the brother of Sheikh's father- in-law, were absconding.
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