On CCTV, Shopkeeper Stabbed To Death With Sword By Robbers

Tragedy struck after a shopkeeper was stabbed to death with a sword by robbers in Maharashtra’s Buldhana district, India, on Tuesday night, the police said.

Unfortunately for the attackers, the incident was captured on CCTV cameras installed inside and outside the electronics shop in Chikhli city of Buldhana.

The owner of the shop, identified as Kamlesh Popat, was preparing to close up for the day and go home when two masked men entered the outlet.

In a CCTV footage of the incident, one of the accused could be seen approaching the owner sitting behind his desk.

The assailant then immediately pulls out a weapon, that looks like a gun, and points it toward the owner while another accused pulls out a sword from behind.

The shopkeeper was seen trying to fight off the attackers but he was grievously attacked with the sword.

After the attack, the men fled from the shop, named Anand Electronics, with the stolen money and other valuables on their motorbike.

The shopkeeper was left in a pool of blood inside his shop in a critical condition and he died soon after.

Investigations into the incident has commenced as the police have filed a case. The incident which has created panic among local shopkeepers in the area.

(NDTV)

 

 

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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