Barabanki (UP), Mar 29 (PTI) In a daring road holdup, a 35 year-old jeweller travelling in a bus was shot dead and robbed of his bag containing ornaments by two armed miscreants at Triveniganj near here, the police said today. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Latest News: Lucknow Banks, Civic Bodies to Remain Open on Dussehra | Here's Why

The miscreants decamped after looting valuable from some other passengers as well, they said. Also Read - Hindu Man From Lucknow Becomes The First to Donate Rs 21,000 For Building Of Ayodhya Mosque

The jeweller, who had a showroom in Haidergarh area here was returning home in Lucknow after closing the shop, when the two armed miscreants stopped the bus and opened fire on him and fled with his bag, the police said, adding the jeweller died on the spot. Also Read - Another Day, Another Horror: Dalit Woman Reportedly Gangraped in Lucknow

A case has been registered and the investigations is on, the police added.

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