A salesman of Bharat Gas Agency was shot dead by assailants at a godown near Daulatabad railway crossing, police said.
Police identified the deceased as Raju, who was a salesman at the godown. He used to collect the daily sale of around Rs 60,000 to 70,000 before leaving the premises.
Raju was about to leave the godown when some miscreants came to the godown and tried to snatch the cash. Raju, however, resisted and consequently he was shot.
Excessive loss of blood led to his death, police said.
The station house officer of Rajendera Park police post said the incident happened around 6 pm. Police have registered a case and the investigation is on, he said.
The miscreants escaped with the day’s collection slated to be around Rs 65,000, police said.