India, Sept. 9 -- The August 7 attack on the chairman of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Anil Kumar Chaudhary, wasn't a case of road rage as initially suspected but a plot to kill him, Delhi police said on Monday after arresting two men, including a private contractor who allegedly hired contract killers to get even with the executive following a business dispute.

The attack on Chaudhary, near the city's central HUDCO Place, was foiled by a passing police patrol, which arrested two of the four attackers in what seemed to be an incident of road rage. Two more were arrested later.

However, on Monday police said that the four were hired by a private contractor from south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, Ashok Kumar Singh,60, through ...