Jamshedpur: Armed assailants shot at a transporter, identified as Anil Pradhan, outside Adhunik Power and Natural Resources Limited in Kandra on Monday. The victim was taken to Tata Main Hospital where his condition was reportedly critical.
Sources said the victim had come to a roadside tea shop outside the company when the incident took place. Just then, bike-borne assailants came on the spot and opened fire on Pradhan. Two bullets were pumped into the victim’s abdomen.
A crowd of commuters gathered at the crime scheme soon after the criminals decamped. The victim was taken to the hospital by local police. Cops recovered empty pellets from the scene. The officer in-charge of Kandra PS Ashok Kumar said a probe was on to find out the motive behind the crime. Seraikela SDPO Avinash Kumar too, reached the scene and led the investigation. He said the shooters would soon be arrested.