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Gzb bizman shot dead outside house

Gzb bizman shot dead outside house

Ghaziabad: Unidentified bike borne assailants shot dead a 42-years-old Ghaziabad Based business man outside his house in kavi nagar area of Ghaziabad on Wednesday afternoon.

Cops said that the incident occurred when victim was parking his going to his under-construction site in fortuner car.

According to police, the incident occurred around 2:30 pm in Sector 6 of Chiranjeevi Nagar area in Kavi Nagar. The deceased has been identified as Amit Seth who ran property and finance business and was also in clothes trading. He was a well-known face of Ghaziabad and had strong connections with some BJP leaders.

Phool Singh, security guard deployed at the house of victim said that three masked men opened fire on Seth when he was sitting in his car.

"The accused travelled on a motorcycle and were wearing mask. Seth was sitting on the driver seat and one of the accused shot twice at him from the window while the second accused opened fire at him from the front glass of the car at his chest," said singh.

One of Victim's family members said that when they came outside the house after hearing to the sound of gunshots, they found Seth lying in a pool of blood in his car. Somehow, they rushed him to nearby Yashoda hospital but he succumbed to injuries during treatment.

Sushir Kumar Singh, Senior Superintendent of police (SSP), Ghaziabad said the police have registered a case of murder against unidentified criminals and they are checking the CCTV footage of the nearby area.

"Preliminary investigations showed that the crime has been done by professional criminals as they followed a recce before committing a he crime. There are also possibilities that Seth might have given loan to some persons and they have got him killed. We are investigating covering all the possible angles in the case and are expecting a breakthrough soon," said Singh.

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