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Trader injured as robbers fire at him in Math Galli

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A trader was critically injured when two robbers entered the shop and opened fire demanding money at Math Galli on Friday night. The incident has created fear in the business community.

The injured shopkeeper identified as Rakesh Rupchand Jain aged 45 has received around twelve stitches after the bullet brushed past his head.

Three men arrived at Rakesh Jain’s Chetna Stationery Mart at Math Galli around 9.30 on Friday.

One of the three stood outside the shop while the other two entered the shop.

One of the two who spoke in Marwari had a mask on his face and asked Jain for some stationery item.


While Jain was handing over the same, one downed the shutter of the shop and the other one took out a pistol aiming at Jain demanded money, and also fired once which luckily just bruised Jain’s head.

Jain then recovering after the fall and injury threw whatever he could get a hand on. After seeing the retaliation the robbers opened the shutter and fled away.

Rakesh Jain, who was injured in the incident, was rushed to a hospital for treatment.

A case has been registered at the Market police station and police are searching for the unidentified robbers. The police are taking the help of the CCTV footage

0 thoughts on “Trader injured as robbers fire at him in Math Galli”

  1. Make recorded CCTV mandatory in all shops and lanes.Enable automatic SOS system under Smart city plan.
    Also get the list of all gun holders under surveillance.

  2. It’s not a solution to install cctv, every store kwwpwe can’t afford it. Some investigations needed as both the parties are non kannadiga and there must be some money dealings.

    • CCTV solution cost as low as Rs 5000, the amount of loss / theft that happens in every shop is probably much more, cost is generally recovered with the first theft itself.
      Nowadays its connected online via mobile, so you dont even have to be in the shop, you can be at home and monitor the shop.
      So shopkeepers need to change their thinking.


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