Tribune News Service
Jhajjar, October 26
A 23-year-old man was gunned down by a group of unidentified assailants on the Kaccha Beri road here on Sunday night.
The victim has been identified as Ashutosh alias Aman of Kheri Khummar village.
The assailants fled the spot in an SUV after the murder and the incident was captured on a CCTV camera installed near the spot.
The police have started an investigation after booking a case of murder but no arrests have been made yet.
The crime was committed at 9:30 pm when Ashutosh arrived at the Kaccha Beri road on a motorbike. Sources said he was called there by the assailants. In the CCTV camera footage, Ashutosh, along with two other youths, was seen standing on the road. An SUV stopped there. Two youths got down from it and opened fire on Ashutosh from a close range while the two other youths fled the spot. Ashutosh died on the spot.
The police have sent the body to the civil hospital for postmortem examination. It also recovered 15 empty bullet shells from the spot.
Sources said the police were now making efforts to round up two youths present on the spot so that it could get a lead about the assailants. Cell phone details of the deceased were being analyzed to identify the killers.