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Gurugram: grocery store manager shot dead for resisting robbery; two suspects arrested

Police have hired two suspects for shooting a grocery store manager in Gurugram Sector 58 during a robbery bid.

The victim was admitted to a nearby private hospital, where he is recovering from a gunshot wound. (Representative image)

In a shocking incident, a grocery store manager was shot dead for resisting a robbery offer in Sector 58 of Gurugram.

According to the Hindustan Times (HT) report, the victim identified as Anuj Mishra was admitted to a nearby private hospital. He is recovering from a gunshot wound, police said.

The owner of the store in the Grand Arch Condominium Market revealed the victim was standing at the store’s checkout counter when two masked men entered the store.

The suspects demanded that Mishra return the cash kept in the store’s safe, but he resisted. Soon one of the suspects opened fire on Mishra and a bullet hit him in the stomach.

Police said the suspects fled after shooting the victim.

Store owner Sapna Sarin said, “We have never encountered any security issues in the store since it opened in August 2019.”

The store’s CCTV was not functional: Police

According to HT’s report, the CCTV camera installed inside the store was not functional, so the police collected data from the CCTV footage of the locality.

“One of the suspects was wearing a helmet and the other was wearing a monkey cap. We are trying to find their motorbike registration number and will arrest them soon,” said police station officer Deepak Kumar (SHO ). from the Sector 65 police station.

A case was registered under Sections 394 (willfully injure while committing robbery) and 34 (common intent) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Post Weapons Act sector 65 police.

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