Jalndhar: Two motorcyclists shot dead a money changer cum garment shop owner in a busy market near Company Bagh here on Friday morning. The owner of Surya Forex and Pal Garments near Jyoti Chowk, 51-year-old Anil Kumar, was sitting in his SUV Fortuner when he was shot dead. The incident took place around 10.20 when Anil stopped his Fortuner outside Allahabad Bank.
The motorcyclists arrived on the scene and had a heated argument with him. One of them wearing a helmet sat in his car and fired two shots from close range. Anil died on the spot. Police suspect a hawala money dispute. Interestingly, city police and paramilitary forces were holding a flag march near the crime spot, still the assailants managed to escape.
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