The incident took place at around 8 pm in Hajipur, Bihar. Five men grabbed guns and entered a blue jewelry shop. As soon as they entered the shop they pulled out guns and harassed customers. However, shop owner Sunil Priyadarshi tried to stop them. Resisted to stop the looting. But the thugs beat him badly. Convicted of making threats with guns. At the same time they filled their bags with gold jewelry that was in the shop. Sunil Priyadarshini was shot dead in the clash.
Tragedy struck the city with this incident. The district superintendent of police ordered an immediate inquiry. Troops were also deployed for additional security in the area where the jewelry store is located. Full footage of the theft was recorded on CC footage. However no one has been arrested so far in connection with this case.
However, similar incidents continue to happen regularly in Bihar. Last April, a robbery took place at a grocery shop in the Sheikhpura supermarket under the Ammur police station in Chapra district. Two robbers broke into the shop in the style of customers, threatened them with pistols and demanded money from the shop owner. The shopkeeper was shot when he tried to stop them. They then took the money to the counter and left.