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Shopkeeper foils loot bid by 3 armed men

Press Trust of India  |  Gurgaon 

A foiled a bid by three armed persons to loot his shop in Vihar here, police said today.

The three persons last night entered the store posing as customers and attacked shop owner while one of them held the at gunpoint, a senior said.

Unfazed, Kumar fought back despite one of the accused opening fire at him, the said, adding the bullet missed Kumar and he raised alarm to alert passersby.

As Kumar raised alarm, the accused escaped from the spot, he said.

The alleged that he had called police thrice and reported the incident but the policemen did not act swiftly.

A case has been registered under relevant IPC sections against three unknown persons, the police said.

An investigation is underway in the matter and efforts are on to nab them with help of CCTV camera footage in which the incident was recorded, the added.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 00:35 IST