Ghazipur, Feb 10: Armed criminals shot dead two brothers under Nandganj police station area in the district, police said here on Monday.
While the elder brother Vijay Ram (45) died on the spot, the younger one Praduman Ram(40), succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Varanasi on Monday morning.
The brothers owned a cycle shop and the criminals attacked them last night when they were returning home after closing their shop.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Dr Om Prakash Singh said here that efforts were on to nab the culprits. Two people have been detained form interrogation in the case but the police is yet to get any clue.
However, people said that the killing was due to some old rivalry.(UNI)