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Robbers gun down petrol pump employee in Majitha

A fuel station employee was shot dead by two robbers when he refused to hand them over the money he was carrying at Sham Nagar village near Majitha on Thursday. The victim has been identified as Anil Pal, 42.

punjab Updated: Feb 23, 2017 20:10 IST
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the accused tried to snatch away the money from him. Pal resisted and the accused shot him dead and rode away.
the accused tried to snatch away the money from him. Pal resisted and the accused shot him dead and rode away.((AFP File Photo))

A fuel station employee was shot dead by two robbers when he refused to hand them over the money he was carrying at Sham Nagar village near Majitha on Thursday. The victim has been identified as Anil Pal, 42.

As per the information, the accused reached the petrol station on a motorcycle and asked Pal to fill petrol worth Rs 100. After the petrol was filled, the accused tried to snatch away the money from him. Pal resisted and the accused shot him dead and rode away. The bullet hit him near the ear and he died on the spot.

Amritsar (rural) SSP J Elanchezian said, “The robbers wanted money and when the petrol pump employee resisted, they shot him dead. We are working on various angles and formed teams to crack the case.”

A case under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC and Arms Act has been registered.