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Businessman gunned down near his kids' school

A businessman on his way back home after leaving his children in school was shot dead by unidentified men in Patna for refusing to pay extortion money, say police.

patna Updated: Sep 12, 2008 12:25 IST

A businessman on his way back home after leaving his children in school was shot dead by unidentified men in Patna on Friday for refusing to pay extortion money, police said.

Vijay Patel, who is around 30, was gunned down near the gate of a school in the Chowk locality in Patna. Police said Patel was returning to his residence after leaving his children in school when the criminals fired at him. He died on the spot.

The victim's family said he was killed after he refused to pay the money demanded by extortionists.

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