Gopalganj, Sep 15 (UNI) Armed criminals shot dead an employee of a noted cell phone company and looted Rs three lakh from him near Marwari Mohalla in the district today.
Police said one Vinod Tiwari, an employee of a leading cell phone company, was proceeding towards a nationalised Bank to deposit the company's cash when he was intercepted on the road by a gang of armed miscreants.
The miscreants looted Rs three lakh from Vinod at a gun point and he was shot dead when he tried to resist their bid to loot the cash, '' police said adding he died on the spot.
The criminals managed to escape after looting the cash, police said adding raids were being carried out to nab the killers and recover the cash from them.
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