CEO beaten to death in Greater Noida

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{image-CEO beaten to death in Noida_22092008.jpg}Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a private company at Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh was beaten to death by dismissed employees. LK Chaudhary was the CEO of 'Graziano' company in Udyog Vihar of Greater Noida. The company manufactures gear boxes.

Chaudhary was attacked by a mob of angry employees inside the company premises on Monday afternoon. The workers had been dismissed nearly two months back and had been protesting since then. A meeting had been called by Chaudhary to resolve the dispute between the labours and management. However, the meeting turned violent when the workers started protesting.

Senior Superintendent of Police (Noida) R K Chaturvedi said that L K Chaudhury, the CEO of Gradiano in Udyog Vihar of Greater Noida, was killed when the agitating workers turned violent and beat him up. During the clash, a security guard opened fire in air, said Chaturvedi. He added that about 20 people were injured. The assailants had been dismissed two months back for some reasons. They were protesting against their dismissal since then.

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