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A team of Nagpur Police, led by DCP Zone II Vinita S, on Thursday, within two hours of the crime, arrested six men involved in a firing incident at Goa Colony, Nagpur.
On Thursday evening around 8 pm, Ashfaq and his uncle (accused) went to Goa Colony, when they got into a fight with Samil, Shaqueel and Sooraj (victim). That’s when Sooraj allegedly slapped Ashfaq, which got him angry.
Ashfaq, then along with friends came to the spot to take revenge from Sooraj.
As per officials, Ashfaq had a country pistol and his friends were armed with long knives.
DCP Zone II Vinita S spoke to Nation Next about the incident. She said, “Ashfaq along with his five friends came on two bikes to beat Sooraj. He fired two-three bullets at Sooraj, but no one was injured as he immediately went into hiding. As soon as we got to know about the incident, we rushed to the crime spot.”
Furthermore, she stated that eight teams under her guidance were made to search the accused and people involved in the crime.
“I was monitoring the situation myself. Cops from police stations including Sadar, Gittikhadan, Sita Buldi, and Ambazari were cooperating and helping us with this investigation,” said the DCP.
“They are in our custody. They were arrested under Arms Act, Indian Penal Code of Section 307 (attempt to murder), 143 (unlawful assembly), 147 (rioting), 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offense committed in prosecution of common object), 325 (causing grievous hurt) and 425 (offence of mischief) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC),” she concluded.
The six accused are residents of Mariam Nagar and Sitabuldi. One of the accused - Arman, was a history-sheeter and all of them were arrested within two hours of the crime.