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Bizman hurt in robbery bid

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A was shot at and injured allegedly by two motorcycle-borne men in a failed robbery bid near his house in in district of Maharashtra, police said Wednesday.

The incident occurred Tuesday night in Buddhadev Nagar locality in Dahanu, around 135 kms from here, when Bhavesh Desai (54) was walking to his residence with a bag containing Rs 3 lakh in cash, he said.

Desai was followed for some distance by the robbers riding a motorcycle before they tried to snatch his bag, a said.

When Desai resisted and held on to the bag, one of the assailants shot at him and sprayed some while fleeing the spot, the said, adding that the bullet grazed Desai's stomach.

Desai was rushed to hospital by loal people, the said, adding that he is out of danger.

A case was registered against unidentified persons under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Arms Act.

Police are yet to make any arrest.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 14:15 IST
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