A 55-year-old woman was shot and injured during a scuffle between two groups in Jewar on Monday night, mentioned police on Tuesday, including that three individuals have been arrested in reference to the taking pictures. The woman, officers mentioned, is at present present process therapy for the gunshot wound at a non-public hospital in the realm.
In keeping with the police, the incident occurred round 6.30pm in Kanigarhi village of Jewar. The arrested males have been recognized by their first names as Bheem, Sonu and Pritam, all residents of Kanigarhi village and aged between 22-26 years. A fourth individual, Deepak, is on the run, police mentioned.
“The 4 males had an ongoing dispute with a person named Harikesh Singh, the complainant in the case, and his household. On Monday, the two groups once more bought into an argument and the native police was knowledgeable,” mentioned a senior police officer, asking to not be named.
Nonetheless, by the point the police reached the spot, the 4 suspects had fled. “Because it was a verbal argument between the two groups, no case was registered. Nonetheless, in the night, Harikesh had gone to Ghaziabad to go to his brother when the 4 males from the opposite group allegedly barged into his dwelling with a countrymade pistol and threatened his household,” mentioned the officer.
The suspects fired to the bottom in an effort to threaten the household and one of many bullets hit Harikesh’s 55-year-old mom in her left leg, mentioned police.
“The police had been knowledgeable a few woman being shot and injured in the village by locals after which a staff reached the spot once more. The woman was taken to the hospital and two suspects — Bheem and Sonu — had been arrested from the village itself,” mentioned Manoj Kumar Singh, station home officer, Jewar police station.
“Pritam was arrested on Tuesday afternoon from the house of a pal in the identical village, the place he was hiding. The pistol was recovered from Sonu. Fourth suspect Deepak continues to be on the run,” mentioned the officer.
In keeping with Dinesh Kumar Singh, extra deputy commissioner of police (Higher Noida), police groups have been deployed to nab Deepak.
“The fourth suspect will likely be nabbed quickly. Police pressure has additionally been deployed in the village to take care of legislation and order,” he mentioned.
He mentioned Sonu and Bheem are historical past sheeters. “The two suspects have been booked underneath a number of instances of felony assault, theft and intentional insult of the Indian Penal Code and a number of other sections of Arms Act at Jewar police station of Gautam Budh Nagar. Whereas Bheem has been into felony actions since 2016, Sonu has been energetic since 2021,” mentioned Singh.