An senior revenue official was allegedly shot dead on Tuesday by three unknown bike-borne men in Gurgaon, police said.
The incident took place at 2 pm when Ishwar Singh, senior revenue officer (Patwari) of the Haryana State Industrial Infrastructural Development Corporation, was going with his driver and other officials at Sector 1 for mapping of a land belonging to the HSIIDC.
Three unidentified bike-borne men allegedly opened fired at them following which Mr Singh died on the spot while his driver sustained serious injuries, said Subhash Bokan, PRO of the Gurgaon Police.
The official said that the land belongs to the HSIIDC, but local residents of the adjoining village claimed that the it belongs to panchayat.
"We are investigating the case and efforts are on to nab the culprits," Mr Bokan added.
For more Gurgaon news, click here
Get the latest election news, live updates and election schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on ndtv.com/elections. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the 2019 Indian general elections. Election results will be out on May 23.