Robber beaten to death in Delhi; accomplice in hospital

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 19:02

New Delhi: Two men who allegedly attempted
to rob a person at gunpoint was beaten up by angry locals in
north Delhi leading to the death of one of them, police said
on Tuesday.

The incident took place in Gulabi Bagh late last night
and the deceased has been identified as Vinod Sharma.
Sharma and Shyam, residents of Ghaziabad, tried to rob
a man at gunpoint near the government quarters in Gulabi Bagh.

The victim raised an alarm and hearing his scream,
passersby came to his rescue, a senior police official said.

Both the robbers were badly beaten by the residents of
the area and police was informed.

"Both the men fell unconscious and were taken to the
nearby hospital where Vinod was declared brought dead as he
suffered major injuries," the official said.
Shyam is undergoing treatment in the hospital.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 19:02

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