Isma, who was traveling in a rickshaw in Wakanpada area within the limits of Nalasopara East Pelhar police station, was shot dead by two two-wheelers.
He then tried to pull the bag out of his hand. According to the police, the victim had two bullets in his shoulder and was injured. Valiv police have conducted a post-mortem on the spot and are searching for the accused.
Vilas Chowgule, senior police inspector, Pelhar police station, said Ajay Kumar Prajapati, a scrap dealer, was traveling in a rickshaw with the bag. Meanwhile, two men on a two-wheeler came and tried to grab the bag in his hand. In the meantime, he fired two shots.
All of this is captured on CCTV. According to preliminary estimates, it is a form of looting and police are investigating further. He said the accused would be arrested soon.