Man killed in broad daylight

Himalayan News Service

Bhaktapur, May 5:

A gang of robbers killed a jewellery shop owner and looted cash and jewellery worth half a million rupees in broad daylight at Dattatreya of Bhaktapur Municipality-3 today.

“They shot dead Madhav Banepali and took away the jewellery and dollars,” said Suni Banepali, Madhav’s niece. Police said 5-6 persons reached Ban-epali’s residence at around 10:55 am and shot him near his right eye. His body was taken to the Bhaktapur District Hospital for post-mortem. The family said the looters took away 15 tolas of gold, half kilogram of silver besides

Rs 250,000. Police are investigating the case.