Ranchi, March 28 (IANS) Two petrol pump staff were shot dead on Monday by criminals who looted over Rs.1 lakh from them in Jharkhand’s Deoghar district, police said.
According to the police, the staff were on their way to deposit the money in a bank when unidentified motorcycle-borne criminals hurled bombs and later shot at them near Madhupur police station, around 300 km from state capital Ranchi.
One of the staff died on the spot while the second succumbed to injuries in a hospital. The victims were identified as Anup Kumar Dey (40) and Chandrashekhar Pandey (25).
The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.