Money transfer agent shot dead in Gurgaon

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Gurgaon, June 15: Three unidentified men shot dead a 33-year-old money transfer agent in Gurgaon and looted a cash bag he was carrying, police said on Wednesday.

The victim was identified as Fakrudeen, who hailed from Khushinagar district in Uttar Pradesh.

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The deceased lived with his family in a Gurgaon village and used to operate a money transfer agency.

"Fakrudeen was returning home from his office on a bike on Tuesday night. He was shot in the chest from point blank range when he confronted the looters," police officer Usmaan Khan said.

The victim was rushed to a private hospital and was declared dead on arrival.

It was not clear how much money was in the bag that was snatched from him. "The amount usually remained between Rs 5 and 10 lakh," his brother told police.

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