Robber beaten to death in Delhi; accomplice in hospital
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 06, 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.


First Published: Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 19:02

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