Transporter shot dead over land dispute

Ghaziabad: A transporter was allegedly shot dead by some unidentified men over a land dispute here, police said today.

A group of unidentified assailants yesterday barged into the house of Jagpal Sharma (65) and shot him dead, they said.

Police suspect land dispute to be the reason behind the murder.

In a separate incident, an engineering student was shot at by two anti-social elements in Nehru Nagar area last night after an altercation broke out between them.

He was rushed to a hospital with an eye injury, police said, adding the accused have been arrested.