New Delhi A 35-year-old man was shot dead for resisting a robbery by two bike-borne assailants on Thursday, police said.
Arun Kumar of Karawal Nagar here had returned from Agra and hired an autorickshaw near Anand Vihar in east Delhi around 4.40 a.m. when he was waylaid.
The assailants put a gun on his forehead and asked him to hand over his bag, a police officer said. When he refused to part with his bag, he was shot.
“Kumar was shot twice in his abdomen and once in the leg,” the officer added.
As Kumar collapsed, the attackers escaped with his bag. The autorickshaw driver alerted the police.
“Kumar was admitted to a government hospital where he succumbed to his injuries,” said the officer.