Dharwad: A 42-year-old man was shot dead by unknown assailants in his car near Nigadi village on Haliyal road off Dharwad.
The deceased is Shamsundar Devraj working as a Regional Commercial Head of Panasonic. The incident took place when he was on his way to Hubballi to catch a flight.
Speaking on the issue police said when Devraj was on his way to Hubballi to catch a flight three bike-borne assailants stopped the car and fired at the deceased and sped away. Abdul Mulla, who was driving the car, drove straight to Dharwad civil hospital. But Devraj died before reaching the hospital.
The police further added, “We are collecting CCTV camera footage to trace the shooters. The police team, along with forensic experts visited the site of the shooting and collected vital clues. Two bullets have been fired on the victim of which one has hit his heart from the shoulder and another bullet was found in the car.”
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The motive for the murder is yet to be ascertained. Dharwad Rural Police have registered a case in this regard.