Two businessmen shot dead in Bihar townJune 17th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 17 (IANS) Two businessmen were shot dead Wednesday by unidentified men in a town in Bihar’s West Champaran district, police said.
Two brothers Jitendra and Sanjay Sahi, owners of Sahi Construction, were killed by unidentified men when they were on their way home in Bettiah town in West Champaran, some 200 km from here, police said.
“We have begun investigation into the case,” Superintendent of Police T.S. Anupam said.
According to family sources, the two brothers were killed after they refused to pay extortion demanded by a gangster who is currently in jail.
Hundreds of people took to the streets protesting the murder of the two brother-businessmen.
–Indo-Asian news Service