Medininagar(Jharkhand): A 42-year-old businessman was shot dead by unknown gunmen at busy Redma Chowk area in Medininagar town of Palamu district, the police said on Thursday.
"Three unidentified miscreants arrived at Shailesh Kumar's business counter and fired from point blank range, killing him on the spot at late on Wednesday night," Superintendent of Police Anup T Mathew told.
Non-payment of extortion money was suspected to be the cause behind the incident, he said.
Mathew said all exit route of the town has been sealed and a massive search was on the nab the culprits, who managed to escape after committing the crime.


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