Caught on Camera: Armed robbers shoot dead jewellery shop owner and loot all gold ornaments in Bihar’s Hajipur


Screengrab from the video.

Video footage shows five armed robbers shooting dead the owner of a jewellery shop from point blank range in Bihar’s Hajipur town and escaping with all the precious jewellery stuffed in bags.

Sunil Priyadarshi, the owner of Neelam Jewellery located in the heart of Hajipur, is seen putting up a resistance but is being thrashed by the robbers before they shoot him dead.

Armed with pistols, the robbers entered the shop and started intimidating the customers and raining blows on them.

A lady with a little child who had come to buy gold jewellery, is seen in a terrified state leaving the chair at the counter and shifting the ground to get out of their way. 

The police have launched an investigation into the case which took place on June 22 at around 8 pm. However, no arrests are reported to have been made in connection with the case as yet.

Security has been beefed up in the city following the incident.