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Delhi: Money changer shot at for resisting robbery near Rajiv Chowk metro station

The victim was on way to his office when two criminals attacked him and tried to snatch the bag that he was carrying.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: February 28, 2018 14:52 IST
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In a shocking incident, a money changer was shot at by criminals after he resisted their robbery attempt in the national capital.

The incident took place at 10.15 am near gate no. 8 of Rajiv Chowk metro station. 

The victim, Tasvir Choudhary, was on way to his office when two criminals attacked him and tried to snatch the bag that he was carrying.

Tasvir Choudhary resisted the robbery attempt which infuriated the criminals who opened fire at him before running away from the spot. An injured Tasvir Choudhary was rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital where is undergoing treatment.

According to DCP Madhur Verma, the criminals were waiting for Choudhary at the incident site since 8 am in the morning. The Delhi Police has constituted 10 teams to investigate the case. 

Interestingly, the bag that Tasvir Choudhary was carrying had no money in it. The police is also investigating whether the attack was a result of any personal enmity. 

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