Kathmandu— Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN) Chairman Sharad Kumar Gauchan was shot dead at a busy road of Kharibot of Nayabaneswor at 3.15 this afternoon.
Gauchan was immediately rushed to Civil Hospital Minbhavan but he earlier took his final breath on the way, informed DSP Ravi Paudel. Gauchan was shot three round of bullet at his head, left armpit and chest. Two unidentified persons who were travelling in a motorcycle opened fire on Gauchan who was in front seat with his driver. Shotters’ search is undergoing.
Gautam was in his Land cruiser Prado car of Ba 13 Cha 4948 on his way from home. Shooters first hurled a brick to the windscreen and then opened fire, a witness said. Two holes caused by bullets could be apparently seen in the windscreen. The cause behind the day light murder is yet to be known and police are investigating the incident.