PATNA: Rampaging criminals shot dead a prominent businessman and his staff in Bihar today, sparking panic in the area. The victim had his grocery shop located in Maroofganj market of Patna city.
The incident took place at Gudri bazaar locality in Vaishali district today.
Reports said the businessman identified as Ankit Kumar along with his staff was returning to Patna on his scooty after collecting money from the traders in Hajipur, district headquarters of Vaishali, when the motorcycle-borne criminals opened indiscriminate fire on them.
According to witnesses, when the both the victims started fleeing after sustaining injuries leaving behind scooty, the criminals chased, caught them and pumped many bullets from close range, killing both of them on the spot.
After committing the crime, the criminals fled with victim’s scooty, as per reports.
“We have recovered the wallet and mobile phone form the deceased trader, and are investigating the case,” a local police official Rameshwar Upadhyay told the media.
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