Shillong, Oct. 15: A manager of a petrol pump in Mawsynram village under Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district was injured when two masked men attacked the petrol pump and looted it.
East Khasi Hills superintendent of police M. Kharkrang said around 7.20pm, Mawsynram police received a call informing them about a robbery at the petrol pump at Mawsynram, about 55km away.
On reaching the place, they found bullet marks on the walls and recovered empty cartridges of AK-47 rifle and 9mm pistol, Kharkrang said.
The petrol pump manager, Sanjay Sharma, sustained injuries on his legs, he said.
According to Kharkrang, there were two masked persons who came armed with an AK-47 rifle and a 9mm Browning pistol. Nearly Rs 52,000 was robbed from the petrol pump, he added.