Cow shelter owner shot dead in Gurgaon


NewsGram Staff Writer

Gurgaon: Sandeep Kataria, a cow shelter owner, who runs Gau Raksha Dal in the millennium city was fatally shot at on Wednesday by unidentified people. He was shot from close range, a senior police officer said.

Despite being rushed to a private hospital in sector 38 after being shot, he was declared brought dead, Assistant Commissioner of Police Hawa Singh told reporters.

Earlier, a team of doctors examined Kataria and said his condition was very critical, though hospital sources said he was brought dead.

Kataria, said to be a cousin of local municipal Councillor Lakhpat Kataria, was allegedly targeted by cow smugglers. He was shot and badly injured last year.

Police said crime investigation teams had been rushed to the spot and a probe was on.

(With inputs from IANS)