In Lucknow, two unidentified men on a bike shot dead a chhole-bhature vendor and injured his employee not far from Cantonment police station on Saturday evening, the suspected trigger being a disagreement over a food bill earlier in the day. The assailants fired at least three rounds, targeting Deepu Verma (36) and Pushparaj (32), around 8.30pm sending commuters scurrying for cover. Deepu who took two bullets in the chest was declared brought dead in hospital. His employee sustained pellet injuries on his right hand.
Published On: Sep 22, 2019