Businessman robbed of cash, killed

NEW DELHI: A 60-year-old businessman was shot dead and his son injured and robbed of over Rs.2.5 lakh in cash by three armed assailants in Mayapuri here on Tuesday. Hardwari Lal Gupta and his son Pramod, wholesales in tobacco products, were nearing their house on a scooter when the robbers intercepted them around 9-30 p.m. The assailants tried to snatch the cash bag and when offered resistance, they fired in the air and then shot at them. Mr. Gupta sustained bullet injuries and was rushed to a nearby nursing home where he was declared dead on arrival. Pramod sustained pellet injuries in his arm.

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