Gurgaon, July 18 (IANS) A 35-year-old man with a criminal history was on Monday shot dead in his native village Kadarpur in Gurgaon district in police presence.
Sukha was fatally shot by Rahul, 28, of the same village while a community meeting was on in the presence of policemen.
Both the groups had earlier fought over distribution of newspapers in residential areas in Sector 66 here, close to Kadarpur.
“Supporters of the Sukha camp beat up a brother of Rahul, after which he whipped out a pistol and shot Sukha five times,” a senior police officer said.
As the victim lay dead on the spot, Rahul escaped. Police has launched a manhunt to arrest him.