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Harmara murder: Man shot dead in broad daylight

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October 5, 2019, 8:17 pm

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Victim Mahaveer Meena who was murdered in Loha Mandi area of Harmara. The incident was caught on CCTV

Jaipur: A man was shot dead in broad daylight in Harmara area by two bike-borne shooters. The firing created panic in Loha Mandi area. The assailants sped away from the spot. The police put up barricades on all exit routes but they couldn’t be traced. It has come up during preliminary investigation that the man was murdered over a personal rivalry.

The man was identified as Mahaveer Meena, a resident of Muralipura. He was on a bike with his friend when two bikers intercepted them. He fell off the bike. One of the bikers took out a gun and when he pointed it at the victim’s friend, the latter fled from the spot. The biker then opened firing at Mahaveer. He was shot thrice at close range. Two of the bullets were lodged in the chest while one in the head. The victim fell to the ground and died on the spot.

A police team rushed to the spot and took the victim to a hospital where doctors declared him dead. The incident was caught on a CCTV. The police are examining the footages to identify the shooters. The police have rounded up some suspects.

First published: October 5, 2019