Uflex staff shot dead by 2 bike-borne assailants
Noida: An 28-year-old employee of Uflex company in Sector 60 of Noida was shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants outside his office on Monday early morning.
Cops ruled out the possibility of a robbery attempt and are investigating covering a love angle or property dispute to be a reason behind the
According to police, the deceased has been identified as Imran Ahmed, a native of Mawana area in Meerut district.
"He was killed around 8 am outside Uflex Company where he worked as a project supervisor," said police officials.
Peeyush Kumar, Circle Officer-II in Noida said that around 8 am he was going to his home after completing his night
"Imran was attacked by two bike-borne assailants outside his office campus. The accused persons opened indiscriminate firing on him and he received bullet injuries in his neck. Police received the information through a PCR call and upon reaching the spot the victim was rushed to a nearby private hospital where doctors declared him brought dead," said Kumar.
Police have ruled out the possibility of a robbery attempt.
"Police have got the deceased's mobile phone and wallet which indicates that it is not a case of robbery. The victim was unmarried and police are investigating the matter covering all possible angles. So far we have not received any inputs about any dispute at work which could have led to the incident."
"However, Preliminary investigations pointed towards a love scene or property dispute to be reason behind the crime. We are further investigating the case and are expecting to make a breakthrough soon," added Kumar.
Meanwhile police have lodged a case under the section of 302 (punishment for murder) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) at sector 58 police station of Noida against two unidentified persons.
"Police are trying to trace the culprits by checking the cctv footage of the Uflex company and nearby area. We are also contacting the family of deceased to get some more leads into the case," the officer further said.