A former ward councillor of Sonepat was allegedly shot at by a person in Sohna on Monday in what’s suspected to be a dispute over cash, stated the police. The bullet, nevertheless, missed the sufferer and hit a wall in his workplace. The police stated the prime suspect and his aides, who had accompanied him, escaped and are but to be arrested.
In response to the police, the incident happened round 3.40pm when the sufferer, Harish Nanda, a former councillor, obtained a name from an acquaintance, recognized by the police as Sachin from Basai. The police stated that Sachin requested Nanda to fulfill him however hung up quickly after. Later, he allegedly known as him once more and instructed him to come back to a stadium in Sohna.
The police stated after a while, no less than six males, together with Sachin, arrived at Nanda’s workplace and an argument ensued.
Arvind, station home officer (SHO), Metropolis Sohna police station, stated, “A money-related dispute has been happening between the sufferer and the suspects for over a yr. The suspects arrived in two vehicles. Throughout the argument, a scuffle ensued and certainly one of them pulled out a gun and fired a gunshot at Nanda. The bullet, nevertheless, went previous his head and hit the wall in his workplace.”
The police stated one cartridge was recovered from the spot. Nobody was injured within the incident. The police are checking footage from the close by CCTVs within the space to establish all of the suspects, who escaped in two vehicles.
A case has been registered towards the accused males below Part 307 (try to homicide) and different related Sections of the Indian Penal Code(IPC) and the Arms Act at Metropolis Sohna police station on Monday, stated the police.