Man shot dead in Ghaziabad

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 08, 2013 17:10 hrs

Ghaziabad, March 8 (IANS) A man was shot dead in his car by three men Friday morning in Sahibabad, police said.

Omvir Singh, 60, was shot dead near Ambe Hospital by three men on a motorcycle. Singh's son Praveen, who was driving the car, escaped unhurt.

The incident occurred in Lajpat Nagar quarters near Hindon Air Force station.

Praveen told police that this was the third attempt to kill his father, who was a prime witness to his elder brother's murder in 2012.

"A case has been registered against three people on Praveen's complaint. Raids are on to nab them," said Superintendent of Police (City) Shiv Shankar Yadav.

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