Lucknow, Jun 13 : A 55-year-old businessman was shot dead by motorcycle-borne unidentified persons in Hussainganj area here on Sunday evening.
Gulab Tekchandani, who owned several optician shops named KBC Chashmawale in Lucknow, was shot at by three motorcycle-borne miscreants near Bal Vidya Mandir on
Station Road while he was returning home, police said.
Tekchandani suffered multiple bullet injuries and was rushed to a trauma centre where doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Tekchandani visited Indiranagar and Kaiserbag shops, and was proceeding to offer prayers at Khamman Peer Baba mazaar, when the killers struck.
No one has been arrested so far. The victim's body has been sent for post mortem.