Building contractor shot dead in Jamnagar

A building contractor was shot dead from close range in the parking of DKV Arts and Commerce College.

Updated: Sep 13, 2010, 00:34 AM IST

Jamnagar: A building contractor was shot dead from close range in the parking of DKV Arts and Commerce College here on Sunday, police said.

Suresh Patel (32), incharge of a construction work in the college, was shot twice by a person known to him, they said. According to police, the man who shot Patel from close
range had come on a motorcycle and had a talk with the victim for sometime before killing him.
A manhunt has been launched to nab the assailant, police said adding they are recording statements of other persons working at the site.

Meanwhile, the body of Patel has been sent for post-mortem at the G G Hospital here, they said adding further investigation in the matter was on.

PTI