Sikh businessman shot dead in Bangkok

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Bangkok, Oct 18 (UNI) A 70-year-old Sikh man of Indian origin has been gunned down in downtown Bangkok allegedly over a business dispute.

Sawat Settee, who ran a textile business, was found dead in his Volvo car in Bangkok's upmarket Sukhumvit area yesterday.

According to eye witnesses, Sawat's car was followed by two men on a motorcycle and the pillion rider shot at him before the duo fled away.

The owner of a textile factory in Thailand's Prachin Buri province, Sawat had offices in Bangkok. His factory was being auctioned under court orders and Sawat had appealed against the auction.

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