Fatehpur (UP) Sep 21 (PTI) A jeweller was allegedly killed by motorcycle-borne persons in the Thariyavan area here, police said on Monday.
The incident took place late on Sunday evening near Chakiva crossing when the jeweller was returning home from his shop, they said.
Jeetpal Maurya (45) was on motorcycle when four men on a two-wheeler opened fire at him killing him on the spot, SHO Rajeev Singh said.
The bag, which the jeweller used to carry along with him, was found missing, he said.
Prima facie it appears that the miscreants attacked him with the intention to loot, Singh said, adding an FIR has been lodged and efforts are on to trace the accused.
The body has been sent for post-mortem, he said. PTI Corr SAB AQS AQS