Former village head shot in Haryana

Gurgaon: A 42-year-old man was shot dead in Kharkhari village here by three to four unknown assailants allegedly over a personal animosity, police said today.

The incident took place when Sanjay Gujjar, a former village head, had gone for morning walk on Kundli Manesar Palwal (KMP) expressway, Gurgaon Police PRO Ravinder Kumar said.

During investigation, it was found that three to four unknown armed assailants were waiting for him. When Gujjar covered some distance at KMP, the armed criminals stopped their car and fired over two dozen bullets on him, Kumar said. “Gujjar died on the spot.

A motorist informed the police about the crime after which Gujjar was taken to nearby Rockland hospital where he was declared brought dead,” Kumar said.

A case of murder has been registered against unknown persons on the statement of Gujjar’s family members. A probe is on to identify the accused persons”, he said, adding it appears to be a case of personal animosity.