Bikers shoot contractor, loot Rs.439,000July 26th, 2008 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 25 (IANS) Two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants shot a labour contractor here and made off with his bag containing Rs.439,000, police said. The incident occurred at 2.30 p.m. at the DLF Crossing at Sector 63, Superintendent of Police (City) Ashok Tripathi said.
The contractor, identified as Rakesh, had withdrawn the money from two banks to pay off labourers in Sector 63, which comes under Sector 58 police station. He was riding pillion on a cycle, while his partner Abul Hassan was pedalling when the assailants shot at them and fled with the bag containing the money, Tripathi said.
Rajesh was wounded and he was rushed to hospital. Passers-by called the police and Hassan lodged a complaint, the official added.